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Forum topic by Bill Berklich posted 11-20-2018 02:01 AM 529 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Bill Berklich

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11-20-2018 02:01 AM

Topic tags/keywords: plane cart chest bead stanley 45

The 45 is finally usable and I started to run a bead on a drawer front for my Sharpening cart – I definitely need to learn the adjustments and nuances of this tool but I think it’s going to be a good add to my tool chest.

-- Bill - Rochester MI


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#1 posted 11-20-2018 03:30 AM

http://lumberjocks.com/topics/43282

This thread is very informative. ^

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#2 posted 11-20-2018 04:04 AM

Congrats, Bill!

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

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#3 posted 11-20-2018 03:01 PM

I wish you luck mastering that thing!!

-- Everything is a prototype thats why its one of a kind!!

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#4 posted 11-20-2018 04:01 PM

Dang Bill – you have a fine looking profile plane. I hope that is the right description.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#5 posted 11-25-2018 11:38 AM

Thanks – great Blog link, I’m going to use several parts of it. Next up for this baby is a blade box then a box for the whole thing.

-- Bill - Rochester MI

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#6 posted 11-25-2018 01:33 PM

Bill, it’s an easy beast to tame. Used mine for some rabbets yesterday -

And needed a depth stop where one didn’t fit. So, I improvised with a cut nail.

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

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#7 posted 11-26-2018 12:53 PM



Bill, it s an easy beast to tame. Used mine for some rabbets yesterday -

And needed a depth stop where one didn t fit. So, I improvised with a cut nail.

- Smitty_Cabinetshop

Hey Smitty – good to know. I need to spend some time with the 45 and get to know it’s adjustments. I like your improvisation ;-) I’m hoping to use it for the rabbets and dados when I build the box for it – I saw someone else on here do that and it looked good.

-- Bill - Rochester MI

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#8 posted 11-26-2018 01:35 PM

Bill,
you are a more patient man than me. I have a 45 and a 55 but I haven’t taken the time to set them up for anything but collecting dust from my routers.

I hope you have a peaceful, QUIET, and earplug free experience. There is something soothing about the soft “snick sound” of a sharp plane taking a paper thin shaving.
Cheers,
Tim

-- I remember when Grateful wasn't Dead

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