Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'lie-nielson'

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Lie-Nielson Toolworks USA. Just Another Reason to LOVE 'em!

07-24-2012 04:40 PM by Greg | 5 comments »

I use my Lie-Nielson Adjustable Mouth Block Plane almost daily in my custom fly fishing net building. I actually have a few pics of my plane on my website ( It is a beautifully crafted tool and makes minced meat out of wood. A while back, I noticed I was having some difficulty adjusting the blade tightening screw, known as a “spinwheel”. When I last took the plane apart for sharpening, I noticed that the brass screw on the “spinwheel” was b...

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Handplane Restoration #29: Stanley #62 Part 2 - Inspection

06-11-2011 12:48 AM by WayneC | 25 comments »

Whoot. The plane arrived today. I unpacked it and started the inspection. I only found one surprise which is a good thing. Now all I need is for the IBC blade to arrive and I will be ready to “get er done”. I picked up some brass sheet and rod yesterday, so I can also begin the process of creating a new lever to adjust the mouth. Thanks again Mads!!!! So here are some photos. Side view Things to look out for in this photo. If you look at the depth adjustment...

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Shop Tools #11: A new plane - 6/16/2008

06-17-2008 04:58 AM by WayneC | 15 comments »

I drove down the the SF bay area from my home in Sacramento this morning and ran through Woodcraft looking for a birthday present for myself. After spending a few minutes looking through the Lie-Nielsons in the case I settled on a LN-62 Low angle Jack Plane. I also considered getting one of the small (LN-102) block planes and a mini router plane, or one of the shoulder planes. I finally settled on the LN-62 because of it’s versitality and good reputation. Basically, you can use ...

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Handplane Restoration #17: Aw Screw it

06-22-2007 06:19 AM by WayneC | 9 comments »

I have not been working on this series or any real projects for that matter for quit a while. I have been working very long hours at my day job and really not feeling too motivated. Perhaps I caught some of that bug that was affecting Mot a bit back. I have a nice early type 9 or so Stanley #4 I want to restore as part of the set I am putting together. You can go back to post one to see my overall plans if you want, but, iin a nutshell, I plan to assemble a complete set of old Stanley ...

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