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Forum topic by BigJohn posted 11-26-2013 01:20 AM 1321 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-26-2013 01:20 AM

Hello. Does anyone know of a source for toy handplanes? I tried google and couldn’t find anything. I am between shops right now or I would make one. Any ideas?

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#1 posted 11-26-2013 02:15 AM

I have seen really teeny planes at Harbor Freight.

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#2 posted 11-26-2013 02:19 AM

Check on ebay. Seems there is usually one by Marx for sale. Added bonus…..they will cut wood, too.

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#3 posted 11-26-2013 02:20 AM

I built my kiddo a hand plane, but it really is just a full sized hand plane that I replaced the blade with another piece of wood. Maybe just buy an el cheapo wood plane off ebay like this one and swap out the blade?

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#4 posted 11-26-2013 02:49 AM

Nice Bandit. That Marx one is better than I was expecting for a toy handplane. The black and decker hand tool set, I think for home depot has a hand plane, but it’s pretty bad.

Marcus’s option is pretty good. Either ebay or a local antique shop/flea market, etc, should get you a cheap wooden plane with a missing blade that you could replace with a wooden one.

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#5 posted 11-26-2013 03:04 AM

What is the use John?

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#6 posted 11-26-2013 03:15 AM

Are you looking for toy tools without sharp edges then ebay Little Tikes tools. If you are looking for jr. tools that actually have sharp edges that’s a different story.

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#7 posted 11-27-2013 08:59 PM

I was hoping to find one for my 3 year old. He uses blocks or any shape thing he can find to plane things. I looked up Little Tykes and bid on a couple but did not see any planes. I think I might take my #3 and take the blade out. Good ideas. Thanks.

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#8 posted 11-27-2013 10:33 PM

The new Stanley planes they sell at the BORG are pretty much toys.

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#9 posted 11-27-2013 11:43 PM

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#10 posted 11-28-2013 12:23 AM

How about grabbing a handy andy toolset off of ebay? Depending on completeness you should be able to get one with a plane and other tools for under $50 shipped.

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