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Blog series by Mosquito updated 29 days ago 3 parts 4619 reads 66 comments total

Part 1: Introduction and References

517 days ago by Mosquito | 19 comments »

The Stanley #45 Touted by Stanley as “7 Planes in One” Beading and Center-beading Plow Dado Rabbet and Filletster Match Plane (Tongue and Groove) Sash Plane Slitting Plane What shall follow in subsequent entries will be information that I’ve been able to gather on these wonderful planes. I won’t claim to be an expert on the subject matter, but rather someone with a profound interest in the uses of a Stanley #45. I will use this first entry to...

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Part 2: Plowing a Groove

363 days ago by Mosquito | 34 comments »

Glad to have my workbench in a usable state, so I thought I’d make the first video for this blog series. In this blog entry, I will be using my Stanley #45 plane to cut a groove along the face of a board. For the purpose of this example I am using a scrap piece of pine. I am using a 1/2” cutter, and have the depth stop set up for 3/8”, as well as the fence 3/8” away from the edge of the cutter.   I am using the second skate in addition to the main b...

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Part 3: Tongue and Groove

29 days ago by Mosquito | 13 comments »

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.

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