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

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Mosquito posted 137 days ago 922 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Plowing a Groove Part 3 of Fun with a Stanley #45 - series no next part

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 -

13 comments so far

View theoldfart's profile


3909 posts in 1057 days

#1 posted 137 days ago

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

-- "Aged flatus, I heard that some one has already blown out your mortise." THE Surgeon ……………………………………. Kevin

View AnthonyReed's profile


4413 posts in 1046 days

#2 posted 137 days ago

Thank you Mos!

-- ~Tony

View Mosquito's profile


4516 posts in 898 days

#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 -

View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile


9635 posts in 1224 days

#4 posted 137 days ago

Ah, very nice, Mos!

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

View Jake's profile


259 posts in 236 days

#5 posted 136 days ago

That was some good action, really enjoyed it.

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

View Dave's profile


11142 posts in 1446 days

#6 posted 136 days ago

wonderful demonstration.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

View terryR's profile


2991 posts in 914 days

#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...

View waho6o9's profile


4763 posts in 1182 days

#8 posted 136 days ago

Very informative, thanks Mos!

I like the fence reference for keeping your stock aligned.

View Mosquito's profile


4516 posts in 898 days

#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 -

View TerryDowning's profile


999 posts in 723 days

#10 posted 136 days ago

Nice video and tips Mos.


-- - Terry

View WayneC's profile (online now)


12256 posts in 2703 days

#11 posted 136 days ago

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

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

View Mauricio's profile


6753 posts in 1757 days

#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

View Mosquito's profile


4516 posts in 898 days

#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 -

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase