Dating record block planes
Don: As far as if the plane is "worth tuning up", that kind of depends on what shape it is in and how much time you want to invest.
I have a couple e-bay planes that took a bit of effort, but I use them quite a bit.
I wouild use the 220 for rough work, but if I was doing some finish planing, I would go with a low angle.
With a well tuned hand plane and a sharp plane iron you can create a finish better than sandpaper, or cut edge joints nearly perfect.
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