Hand Plane Basics Part 2

Plane Shavings Blog

2015 has been a very busy year so far. So busy in fact that I had to stop accepting orders for knobs and totes to allow me to catch up on other things. Things such as writing part 3 of this series.  Since it has been a long time since I first posted this article I felt it would be good to re-post it. This would be good for those who have not seen it and it would be a refresher for those that have. Enjoy, part 3 will be along shortly.

All parts cleaned and de-rusted. All parts cleaned and de-rusted.

Now that all the parts of the #5 plane have been thoroughly cleaned, derusted and inspected, as can be seen in the photo above, it is time for the next step. All parts of the plane are shown in the photo except the knob and tote. These wood parts are being stripped and refinished and…

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2 Responses to Hand Plane Basics Part 2

  1. shinnjj says:

    Second reading, still enjoyed it. I have restored many old planes since first read. Great info thanks

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