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|874 days ago||
I thought this might be quite fun as a forum post where people can post their own ideas of unique tools. Please remember it is unique that we are looking for not rare. Here is mine. What kind of plane creates this?It was advertised on eBay a while back as a toothing plane. You can see that it’s not. These planes were fairly common&...
|952 days ago||
Hands-on workshop - 5 replies
In the blog I did on saws some time back I mentioned different methods of sharpening your saws; passive rip, passive progressive, passive crosscut and so on. Lots of you asked about the methods and I haven’t had time to post as a forum blog yet. Anyway, on Wednesday I’ve got a handful of college teachers coming in to Penrhyn Castl...
|1138 days ago||
Buying planes on eBay - 144 replies
I’ve bought dozens of planes on eBay over the years, rarely if ever with any mishaps. I thought it might help to know what I look for beyond the usual ratings and protection systems as standard. I have bought 10 #4 1/2s for my offering over this series via eBay. Few will get by without some necessary corrective surgery and they are eith...