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Forum topic by Marn64 posted 10-25-2016 07:13 PM 458 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Marn64

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10-25-2016 07:13 PM

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Hey Everyone,
So recently I have been looking for new blades for my smaller planes such as my Stanley pre-lateral no 3 or the bedrock 602 I have been cleaning. I looked at woodcraft, neither WoodRiver or Pinnacle blades make them in the size for No 1’s or 2’s. Can a Lie Nielsen blade fit a No. 1 or No. 2?

-- Benjamin, Milwaukee


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#1 posted 10-25-2016 09:02 PM

Check out hock tools:

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#2 posted 10-25-2016 09:22 PM



Check out hock tools:

- splintergroup


They only go down to No. 3, which I guess takes care of the no 3 but not the 602.

-- Benjamin, Milwaukee

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#3 posted 10-25-2016 09:39 PM

You might want to ask, they have been making blades for years and may have old stock, etc.

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#4 posted 10-25-2016 11:19 PM

Hock blades are wonderful but are a little thicker. Sometimes this requires opening the mouth a little bit. I don’t think you want to do that to a 602, but maybe I’m wrong.

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#5 posted 10-25-2016 11:59 PM

Contact Hock blades. He may even make you some reasonable. Doesn’t cost to ask.

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#6 posted 10-26-2016 12:27 AM



Hock blades are wonderful but are a little thicker. Sometimes this requires opening the mouth a little bit. I don t think you want to do that to a 602, but maybe I m wrong.

- donald_wa


It wouldn’t hurt to try, if I can’t get it to fit the 602 I will just find a new old stock blade. Not worth opening the mouth on a 602!

-- Benjamin, Milwaukee

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#7 posted 10-26-2016 12:54 AM

Garage sale and swap-meets. Try E-bay.

—Madts.

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#8 posted 10-26-2016 01:17 AM

nhplaneparts.com on FeeBay. Eric has a “store” there that sells nothing but plane parts.

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#9 posted 10-26-2016 06:16 PM

If you can’t find a replacement blade, make your own. Just go to an industrial supply house like McMaster Carr or MSC and get precision ground stock, either oil hardening or water hardening. You can find it in the thickness and width you need. It’s just a matter of cutting it to length and grinding a bevel; then heat treating and sharpening. Sounds like a lot of work, but really it isn’t that tough.

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