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Getting Up To Speed #1: First Steps Complete

02-19-2012 02:53 AM by ChadE | 2 comments »

So I have started my wood working journey in the last couple of weeks. I’ve gathered some of the basic tools; Table Saw, Band Saw, Miter Saw, and my favorite… Hand Plane. All of my tools have been used so I have spent the last few weeks getting them back in shape and they are now in a usable state, except the rip fence on my table saw. It sucks but but I’ll to put up with it for now. Several weeks ago I bought a Stanley No. 5 Jack Plane. I believe it is a type 11 which possibly makes it 100 years old. After a couple of weeks spent tuning it up I was able to put it to work tonight. Wow! How much fun is this thing? I have a pile of rough lumber and it is just ama...

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