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Barrister Book Case Tutorial #14: New Plane and Bench, and fixing the doors.

09-27-2009 08:08 PM by Scarcraig01 | 2 comments »

I received my new Veritas #5 1/4 Bench plane from Lee Valley on Wednesday and as usual I’m very happy with the quality and service that I received from Lee Valley. I decided I really needed to invest in a decent workbench to use with hand tools. (My Festool MFTs just don’t have enough weight and stability to them for hand tool use.) So I decided to get the smallest bench from Sjoberg, its not really that heavy, but I fixed this problem by bolting it to the concrete floor with 7” bolts! (I don’t think it will move!) The first thing to do this weekend after getting the new bench built and set up was to get the new plane blade sharp and ready to go. ...

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