Your thoughts on the Bench Dog Block & Smooth Plane - $172

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Forum topic by Tanda4 posted 01-15-2017 04:22 PM 1512 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-15-2017 04:22 PM

What are your thoughts on the Bench Dog Block & Smooth Plane Set for $172?

Are the planes of fairly good quality? It would be my first hand plane. I keep going back to my first choice of the Veritas Low Angle Block Plane, but if this is decent quality for such a low price…

Bench Dog Block & Smooth Plane Set

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#1 posted 01-15-2017 05:14 PM

I’m curious too.

Particularly how this would compared to the Wood River No. 4.

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#3 posted 01-15-2017 05:30 PM

It’s probably what you pay for. You can get
great results with old Stanley planes bought
on ebay, but you have to tune them up and
these Bench Dog planes may have thicker irons,
which is nicer to have, imo, than the old
Bailey irons

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