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Fun with a Stanley #45 - #3: Tongue and Groove

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Blog entry by Mosquito posted 137 days ago 922 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Seeing as how video embedding seems to be working again, I thought I’d throw this video up for cutting tong and groove with the #45. This is pre-new camera, so any videos I do after this, will look better.

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods



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theoldfart

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#1 posted 137 days ago

Moss, the video works just fine.
Do you not have a fine adjustment on the rosewood fence?

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#2 posted 137 days ago

Thank you Mos!

-- ~Tony

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Mosquito

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#3 posted 137 days ago

No problem guys. I had shared the video a while ago in the #45 thread, but was waiting for embedding to come back.

Kevin, at the time, no. I didn’t have the screw for it, but I do now. It would have made setting the fence the second time easier

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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#4 posted 137 days ago

Ah, very nice, Mos!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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Jake

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#5 posted 136 days ago

That was some good action, really enjoyed it.

-- Measure twice, cut once, cut again for good measure.

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#6 posted 136 days ago

wonderful demonstration.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#7 posted 136 days ago

Thanks for sharing, Mos! I need all the tips I can get for that darned 45…too many screws, knobs, and adjusters.

Been using mine this week to cut small rabbets for tills inside the tool chest…works great except for a lil tearout. Doh, these cutters have never been sharpened…and I mean never! Factory bevels are all intact, and I keep forgetting to hone them! :)

I just think of my 45 as a new plane…better sharpen…’specially the knickers!

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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waho6o9

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#8 posted 136 days ago

Very informative, thanks Mos!

I like the fence reference for keeping your stock aligned.

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Mosquito

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#9 posted 136 days ago

Thanks guys.

Terry, you should give it a sharpen and give it another go. It’s a world of difference. Knickers especially helpful. You can also use a marking gauge to mark both edge of the rabbet as well, if you’re having issues (I’ve done that before).

Sharing this video (and watching it a few times myself) has me fired back up to keep working on these videos again… now that I’ve got the new shop space

I didn’t sharpen mine all at once. I just sharpened them as I needed to use ‘em, and now I’ve most of them sharpened up :-)

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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TerryDowning

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#10 posted 136 days ago

Nice video and tips Mos.

Thanks!!!

-- - Terry

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WayneC

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#11 posted 136 days ago

Great video. The dedicated T&G planes sure seem a lot easier. :)

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#12 posted 135 days ago

Great video Mos! I haven’t tried T*G yet on my #45. I even have a dedicated T&G plane (Union #46?) and haven’t used that yet either, been to lazy to restore it. I need to get on that.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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Mosquito

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#13 posted 135 days ago

lol they would be Wayne, and I hope to eventually have some, but that’s not the point :-P

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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