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Hand jointing walnut yesterday...need to remember to take pics

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Blog entry by SSMDad posted 1083 days ago 769 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally had a chance to use my “new” Stanley #32 jointer plane yesterday on some walnut I’m using as the sides for my son’s soon to be hanging bookshelf. The shavings were amazing and it didn’t take long to get a straight (and very smooth) edge on the board (4/4). It probably would have been easier and quicker to have used the table saw to joint the other side but I was having so much fun doing it by hand that I kept going.

This plane has really impressed me especially since I picked it up at an antique’s store for $20 and it’s in perfect condiion.

I promise, pictures ARE forthcoming. haha

-- Chris ~~Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."



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Napoleon

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#1 posted 1083 days ago

We want to see pictures :)

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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SSMDad

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#2 posted 1082 days ago

I get so into it I forget to run inside and grab the camera. haha

-- Chris ~~Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past."

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#3 posted 1082 days ago

The jointer is the king of planes, in my opinion. Jointing walnut is a pleasure, too. Anxiously awaiting pics.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#4 posted 1071 days ago

I too enjoy working with walnut. Any picures yet?

-- Bruce -- Canada

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