This is a very good Edward Preston reeder, used to cut decorative beads or edging into furniture or frames. It has one fence which can be used either side, and one blade which has a bead profile on each end. Blades can be made e.
This reeder appears almost unused. The slot in the screw holding the fence is undamaged and the black japanning is more or less complete. An unusually good example of this rare tool - came from a specialist collector. The item "Preston Patent Reeder with one fence and blade 13 long rare old woodwork tool" is in sale since Tuesday, April 9, 2019.This item is in the category "Collectables\Tools & Collectable Hardware\Collectable Tools\Carpentry & Woodworking Tools\Planes". The seller is "jennyfowler46" and is located in Bristol. This item can be shipped worldwide.