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Forum topic by MikeLeonard posted 03-07-2012 10:08 PM 856 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-07-2012 10:08 PM

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I’m new to this hobby and have been given to understand that a Stanley No. 60-1/2 would be a sound investment. Does anyone have one to sell?


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#1 posted 03-07-2012 11:10 PM

Don’t give up lookin’. Even though mine is an english made Stan., once tuned and sharpened, it has been a go-to plane. Good choice Mike. Keep comin’ back.


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#2 posted 03-08-2012 03:19 PM

Mike, I have several low angle block planes but currently no #60 1/2. Keep your eye on ebay as they do show up there. The 60 1/2 is a small plane, only 6” long and fits nicely in the hand. For guys with bigger hands, you may be comfortable with a 65 or a Sargent made knuckle cap block plane, which are very nice users. I have a couple of those that I could sell. I’m in Canada tho, so shipping cost may be prohibitive, but PM me if you are interested.

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