Monthly Archives: December 2012

Setting Up a Cap Iron

When fettleing a plane for the first time a lot of attention is usually paid to the iron, or blade, and rightfully so because no matter what else you do to a plane if the iron is not sharp the … Continue reading

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You Might Want to Try These

White pencil is often recommended for use when laying out parts in walnut. I don’t like the white pencils I have tried. They are too soft and waxy making them draw heavy lines and the lines are hard to remove. … Continue reading

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Broken Hand Plane Tote…………Why?

If you have been around many hand planes then I’m sure you have seen a handle/tote that looks like the one above. When I first began seeing these broken totes I just assumed the cause was a dropped plane. As … Continue reading

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Please Help ID This Plane

This is all I have of this plane. I have never seen one before. It is #3 size and appears to be a Sargent. Any info you can give sure will be appreciated.

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