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Forum topic by bandit571 posted 01-25-2011 06:09 AM 884 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-25-2011 06:09 AM

Topic tags/keywords: resource plane chisel

Just some of my handplanes in the shop. No L-V, or LNs here. There is also a small all metal spokeshave around, somewhere. As for the two wood bodied profile planes, they are shop made. There is also a 1/2” chisel plane made in the same style. All users.

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

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#1 posted 01-25-2011 02:40 PM

Nice…that big ole transitional plane looks like a well seasoned warhorse! No LV or LNs here either…not that they’re not excellent planes, but my heart is with the crusty veterans.

-- Happiness is like wetting your pants...everyone can see it, but only you can feel the warmth....

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#2 posted 01-25-2011 03:26 PM

This is an example of all a carpenter needs. scrub,jack,smoother,block. & chisel. No LV or LN here either.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#3 posted 01-25-2011 03:44 PM

Nice planes. They look like they will “do the job”.

I own 1 L-N that I bought used. I wanted to see why they are so highly praised. It is a very good plane, but is it that much better than the old warhorses? Not sure. I have the L-N, an old Bedrock and an old Bailey – all #4s. When I get the Bedrock and Bailey tuned up, I will try a head to head comparison and report my findings.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#4 posted 01-25-2011 04:55 PM

A few more pictures…

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

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