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Forum topic by Marcus posted 02-15-2013 08:46 PM 626 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-15-2013 08:46 PM

So as a follow up to my thread HERE , I am now the proud owner of a LN #4 and low angle block plane. I appreciate all the feedback I got and the final determining factor was LN being made in the USA, and nothing against any other company.

I liked the idea of getting a used workhorse and I have DonW’s page bookmarked for future purchases. I wanted a little something more than a plane on this purchase. As I mentioned, the funds for this came from a rather large and unexpected bonus at work, so I wanted something I could look back at 20 yrs from now and remember the hard work.

..Hence me going a little overboard and getting the bronze version =)

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#1 posted 02-15-2013 09:05 PM

Congrats! They even have a nice soft place to sleep! I’d kick my wife out of bed and let the new LN’s have her spot too!

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#2 posted 02-15-2013 09:06 PM

Hah! My wife is working overnight tonight, so dont give me any ideas =)

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#3 posted 02-15-2013 09:08 PM

two real gems.

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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#4 posted 02-15-2013 09:11 PM

Good choice. Congrats.

-- Ray - Spokane, WA - “Most people don’t recognize opportunity because it’s usually disguised as hard work.” - Unknown

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#5 posted 02-15-2013 09:29 PM

Sweeeeet…gotta love the bronze.

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#6 posted 02-15-2013 09:40 PM

You won’t need the pillow. It’s ok to set them directly on wood. Letting the wife back is optional.

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#7 posted 02-15-2013 09:44 PM

OK! Here it comes…...
Way to go there feller.


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#8 posted 02-15-2013 10:23 PM

Congrats on your purchase. It’s gratifying to know your efforts have
been rewarded with a bonus.

Good job.

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