LumberJocks

Reply by Don2Laughs

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Old Stanley Bedrock planes

View Don2Laughs's profile

Don2Laughs

61 posts in 2086 days


#1 posted 10-25-2010 11:24 AM

I have a #603 and it has been a sweet little smoother perfect for smaller projects in my shop for many years. I recently bought a new Hock blade for it and that has made a tremendous difference in my inclination to grab it instead of the LN block plane. The 603 is small, light and a joy to use. Bedrocks popularity was/is based on their chatter-free performance made possible by the mating of the frog and the body in a machined bed. That is what Lie Nielson copied and improved on to offer his great line of planes. I have a LN #4 and it is a top of the line smoother that I wouldn’t be without. The blade on the Bedrock is not as thick as the one on the LN and that does make a positive difference for the LN … but the Hock blade added to the Bedrock makes it hard to beat.
good luck,
Don

-- Don in San Diego, Ca.


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

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase