|Forum topic by Don K.||posted 07-16-2009 06:36 AM||1246 views||0 times favorited||3 replies|
07-16-2009 06:36 AM
Has any fellow LumerJock had any experience with WoodRiver Planes ? I have several older Stanley planes that are great and will never part with (Belonged to my grandpa) But a person I know has a full set of WoodRiver planes that look brand new….most are still in the box and he says have never been used.
He has a #6 Fore Plane (Never used in box) , a #5 Bench Plane (Never used in box) , a #4 Bench Plane, a #3 Bench Plane (Never used in box), and a Adjustable Mouth Block Plane….for all 5 he wants $250 cash.
I went to Woodcrafts web site and for all five I would pay about $550. I am going to buy them even though I really do not need them (He needs the money and I am always looking for a good deal on tools)...my question is this…are these planes really any good ? Has any one had any experience with them, do they hold a edge, do they chatter…any opinions good OR bad ??? I went through all the reviews and no one has ever did a review over them.
I played with some of them for a few Min’s. They “Seemed” like pretty good quality planes…but have never even been sharpened.
Thanks for any opinions.
-- Don S.E. OK