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07-07-2016 08:06 PM

Plane Iron Moving - 8 replies

I have picked up and restored a Stanley #4 smoothing plane. There is some chipping at the bottom of one of the legs on the frog. I’ve noticed after making a pass or two the iron shifts up on the side where this damage is. Could this be related to this chipping or could it just be due to a lever cap screw that needs to be tightened?

02-01-2016 04:10 PM

Which saw set do I need? - 5 replies

I currently have two larger hand saws and a dovetail back saw. One hand saw is a rip cut 5 1/2 tpi and the other a cross cut saw 8 tpi. The dovetail saw is 14 tpi. I am looking to purchase a saw set and see there are 2 models on most sites to purchase: a fine blue and a coarse gold. My question is do I really need both or can I use the fine mode...

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