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Handplane Reference #4: Web Resources

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Blog entry by WayneC posted 2567 days ago 15780 reads 44 times favorited 36 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a list of links that I will maintain that are related to handplanes. This is primarily intended for my own use, but feel free to add to the list if you have some favorites.

Some of my planes

Manufactures

Anderson Planes – Handmade Infill style planes

Brese Plane – Handmade planes by Ron Brese. Also has blades for making planes.

Classic planes – Infill plane manufacture

Galoot Tools – High Quality Handcrafted Plane Blades and Chisels.

Holtey – Infill style handplanes

Knight toolworks – Wooden body planes. Kits for making a wooden body plane.

Lee Valley – Manufactures of Veritas Hand Planes.

Lie-Nielson – Wonderful line of handplanes. Improved versions of many Stanley originals.

Marcou Planes – More infill style handplanes

Phillip Edwards – Handmade wooden planes

Sauer and Steiner Toolworks – More wonderful Infill style handplanes

Hock Tools – Manufacture of high quality replacement blades and plane kits.

HNT Gordon and Company – High quality Australian Wooden Plane Maker

Bridge City Toolworks – High quality planes

David Finck – Plane Irons for Krenov style handplanes.

Clark and Williams – Wooden handplane makers.

White Mountian Toolworks – Wooden handplane makers. Some good articles including shooting boards, planing stops and hand plane tuning.

Bill Carter Woodworking – Maker of wooden handplanes.

Reference Sites

Hans Brunner Tools – Wonderful photo index of Stanley hand planes. This site gives blood and gore a run for it’s money.

In the Woodshop with Derek Cohen – Tool reviews, restoration information, recommend you check it out.

Record Planes – Good information on the various models of record planes. Includes a price guide for them.

WoodTreks – Woodworking site with several hanplane related videos. The videos are very well done.

The Index of Fossil-Fuel-Friendly Woodworking Knowledge – A great index with all kinds of plane related information.

The Superior Works – Home of Patrick’s Patrick’s Blood and Gore. On-line Stanley plane reference site. Descriptive information on all Stanley hand plane models. Sells used tools, #1 Bedrock Style Plane and other plane add-ons.

Hand Plane Central – A collection of handplane related information.

Matt’s Basement Workshop – Fellow LumberJock member. Has lots of good handplane related audio and video Pod casts.

Catalogue of American Patented Antique Tools – Rare tool reference site

BugBears Web Presence – Lots of links and reference materials

Stanley Bench Plane Reference Page – Lots of information to help identify specfic type and age of your Stanley bench plane.

Stanley Bedrock Plane Type Reference – Site that can be used to date your Bedrock Plane.

RJ's 19 Steps to Tuning a Handplane – Short description of the steps needed to tune a handplane.

Wikipedia – Wikipedia’s information on Handplanes. Given that they do not recognize the term Woodwhisper, I debated on listing them.

T.J. Mahaffey’s Workshop – Detailed reference information on handplanes.

Woodworking at Rexmill – Handplane reference site. Thanks David.

The Index of Fossil-Fuel-Friendly Woodworking Knowledge – Extensive list of tool related links. Thanks again David.

Antique Tools FAQ – Some good info on planes and plane selection.

Old Tools Shop – Lots of good hand tool information.

Norse Woodsmith – Has a couple of plane making examples and lots of other tool making information.

Traditional tools – Tool focused web site. Lots of information on old tools and tool making.

Stanley Plane Features Timeline MegaChart - Site with lots of informtion to help date Stanley Bench Planes.

Norse Woodsmith – Lots of tool and woodworking info

Blogs

Philsville – Fellow Lumberjock and great maker of planes

Cornish Workshop – Lots of good hand tool related discussion and information.

Konrad Sauer – Blog of an outstanding infill plane maker

Plane Restoration

How to Fix a Broken Tote – Method of using polyurethane glue and rubber bands to repair a broken handplane tote.

Stanley parts page – Manufacture’s replacement parts site for Stanley planes.

Stanley Screw Size Information – Everything you wanted to know about screws used on Stanley screw threads

Shooting Boards

Cornish Workshop – Great set of shooting board links

Plane Making

Jim Yehle's Lame Home Page – Has info on making infill planes in his woodworking section.

College of the Redwoods Plane Article- Instructions for making a krenov style handplane.

David Marks writeups from his show and web site – Info on making planes
Hock Plans – Plans for making a low angle plane.

Used tool sales sites

Rose Antique Tools – All I can say is wow. They have a pretty good selection. Also some good reference information.

Tool Exchange – Australian used tool vendor.

Hans Brunner Tools (Australia) – Lots of parts and tools in general.

Bob Kaune - Antique & Used Tools – Lots of planes and plane parts.

http://brasscityrecords.com/ – Walt Quadrato

http://www.sydnassloot.com/ – Sanford Moss

http://www.workingtools.biz/ – Tom Bruce

Rust Removal

Evapo-Rust – Liquid rust remover recommended by many LJ’s.

Happy Easter everyone.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov



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#1 posted 2567 days ago

Wayne –
Thanks! This is a great resource.

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#2 posted 2566 days ago

Yes indeed. I have a bunch of them already, added them all!!!

Thanks Wayne!

-- Jimmy

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#3 posted 2566 days ago

Thanks guys. I added the two you sent me David and also added a few more I had book marked on a different computer. I have a bunch more tool dealer links to add. I will try to get to those this evening.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#4 posted 2563 days ago

I added some more links to this blog entry.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#5 posted 2560 days ago

Thank you for doing this. This blog is now bookmarked.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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#6 posted 2552 days ago

I added some more links to this blog entry.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#7 posted 2552 days ago

Thanks Wayne (and all who add to this list), this will be a great help for this newcomer!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#8 posted 2522 days ago

Added a couple of links.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#9 posted 2507 days ago

Added a couple more links.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#10 posted 2501 days ago

Added a link.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#11 posted 2501 days ago

Awesome, Wayne! I hadn’t found this entry yet. I’m still sifting through a year of LJ material. Excellent!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#12 posted 2501 days ago

Thanks Tom. There are a couple of long series on handplanes in my blog.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#13 posted 2501 days ago

I’m starting to feel overwhelmed…..It seems like I’ll never be able to consume enough knowledge…maybe I should just go back to the oldest woodworking tool I have
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It’s tough to get an edge on though.

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#14 posted 2501 days ago

I bet Mot can put an edge on it….

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#15 posted 2492 days ago

Added a link to Galoot-Tools. This is fellow Jock Chris Scholz's web site.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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