Truck11's Forum Topics

  • Advertise with us
View Truck11's:homeworkshopprojects (0)blog (0)reviews (0)forum topics (2)buddies (0)favorites (0)activity logWatch
03-13-2012 05:07 PM

Bevel up on a #4 Stanley? - 8 replies

I needed a decent smoothing plane, but couldn’t afford the ECE Primus #711 or Veritas Low-angle smoother I want, so I took the (recently sharpened) blade out of my Lowes-bought, $20 #4 Stanley and flipped it upside down, thus making it a bevel-up plane. Adjusted the frog for a nice, tight mouth and left the chip-breaker in place, just on t...

02-27-2012 03:36 PM

Hardwood choice for Roubo style workbench - 11 replies

My next project is an heirloom-quality cabinetmakers’ workbench and I have a question about wood choices. This bench will live in a garage shop, so it’ll be protected from wind and rain and not exposed to central heat or air. I live in north texas, however, where the heat and humidity can be oppressive. Also, this bench will be build...

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