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Francisco Luna

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#1 posted 02-21-2009 05:15 PM

There is an interesting article by Garrett Hack at a special issue of Fine Woodworking magazine, “Hand Tool Skiils”: “8 Handplanes You can’t live withouth”, this is his list:
1.Bench Plane: Bedrock # 604 shown
2.Low Angle Block Plane: Lie NIelsen LA Block Plane shown
3.Jointer: Bedrock No.607 shown
4.Shoulder Plane: an old Stanley No.93 shown
5.Smoothing Plane: Lie Nielsen 41/2 shown
6.Spokeshave: Stanley 53 shown
7.A second Block plane: Lie Nielsen Apron Plane shown
8.Small Router Plane: An Old Stanley No.271 Shown.

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