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Forum topic by loiblb posted 02-14-2016 06:40 PM 922 views 1 time favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-14-2016 06:40 PM

I have several good hand planes laying around my bench. As time goes by I see a picture of how planes are put up but still ready to be put to work. I have had a few mishaps of banging things into other things. So would like to hear how this has been address by you. I use the French cleat system on some things but do not trust my hand planes to that due to their expense and possible knocked out of adjustment and damage.

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#1 posted 02-14-2016 06:52 PM

Build them a home?

Tilt back is about 25 degrees from vertical.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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#2 posted 02-14-2016 07:36 PM

Build it and they will come.

Don’t do what I did, allow room for more than you have, because they seem to migrate into that area fairly quickly.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#3 posted 02-14-2016 07:40 PM

A home.

A second home:

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#4 posted 02-18-2016 12:31 AM

I have a set of shelves for mine but am soon going to be making drawers for them.

-- James Wright, Rockford IL,

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#5 posted 02-18-2016 12:43 AM

Another idea for you:

-- Mike

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#6 posted 02-18-2016 12:50 AM

French cleats will hold a lot of weight….


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#7 posted 02-18-2016 01:12 AM

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#8 posted 02-18-2016 01:20 AM

Fridge I saw this bench storage you came up with on the smack down thread. Very nice. I may steal it ;)

-- Bill, Yo! Brooklyn :)

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#9 posted 02-18-2016 01:23 AM

By all means :)

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#10 posted 02-22-2016 12:52 PM

End of workbench

Wall hanging

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#11 posted 02-22-2016 02:13 PM

Click for details

I did take the advice of several people that commented in the thread and added some magnets to catch the toe of each plane. Only ever knocked one plane off the till and none since the magnets were added.

-- "Good judgement is the result of experience. A lot of experience is the result of poor judgement."

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#12 posted 02-22-2016 03:34 PM

Jay I’m pretty sure I saw that plane till with the magnets. Thought it was a great idea and plan on doing the same when I build my till.

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