Joinery Bench #10: I have more planes than I thought...

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Blog entry by Holbs posted 01-15-2018 05:05 AM 1212 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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I wanted to rehab a #7, #5 and #4 1/2 Stanley’s in preparation of dimensioning lumber starting this week. I was unsure what I had so pulled out every metal hand plane (not counting wooden planes or specialty planes) to check my inventory from all the auctions and garage sales I’ve been hitting for $5-$10 per lot. Hmm.. I think I’m set for volume of needed handplanes:

-- The Carpenter Bee is derived from the Ancient Greek word wood-cutter "xylokopos/ξυλοκὀπος"

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#1 posted 01-19-2018 01:58 AM

I try never to get all of mine lined up like that. That way with some here, some there I can use denial so I don’t need to go to one of those 12 step programs. Kinda looking like you may need to surrender yourself up at the local meetings. Handtools Annnonymouse…........... it’s the Neanderthal chapter of Tools Annonymouse. :-)

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