I recently discovered he joy of using a handplane. While building my workbench I used a small tuned up $9.99 HF plane which worked very well. I then went on to borrow a very rusted Sargent No. 5 that a friend had. After cleaning and tuning that on...
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That was one of the more satisfying things I’ve done woodworking. The planing of course. That 5 worked like a dream. I instantly ebayed an old stanley for 30 bucks. I can’t wait until ot shows up. The wagon vise rides in to 3/4 inch...
I borrowed a friend’s #5 Hercules/Sargent plane to smooth the top. It was in rough shape due to a garage fire and Chicago’s bravest’s prompt and generous water usage. After a little elbow grease and scary sharp. Here...
The pieces for the top got milled up. Not wanting to by a long piece of oak from the store and needing a long reference piece for the front and rear of the bench I decided to finger joint three pieces of oak for each. You may be able to see it in ...
Hello all! Let me first just say that I should change my name to The Lurker. I don’t post much but I might be tied with some of you for the most page views. I check lumberjocks more times every day than my wife checks facebook. Though I b...