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Can an LN low angle rabbet plane do all a regular LA block can?

by SMP
posted 10-26-2018 09:22 PM

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#1 posted 10-26-2018 09:30 PM

I have one of those planes, and it has become my go-to block plane for general use and tenons. I’m real happy with it.

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#2 posted 10-26-2018 10:39 PM

Yes, it can do anything a block plane can do.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#3 posted 10-26-2018 10:40 PM

You can pull my rabbet block from my cold, dead hands!

I have other blocks, but the LN rabbet block is the only one I use. The longer I’ve owned it, the more I enjoy using it. I use it on everything – faces, edges, end grain, tenon shoulders, rabbet touch-ups, chamfers, etc. I don’t use it make rabbets, I have a rabbet plane for that. But for rabbet tweaking, yes.

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#4 posted 10-26-2018 10:56 PM

Thanks all, you’ve solidified my choice. I was reading this article by Josh Farnsworth today

I have a $100 gift certificate so it will only feel like it costs $75 :)

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#5 posted 10-27-2018 03:29 AM

Glad to here all the good reports in favor of the LN Rabbet plane. Just received mine a couple days ago. Haven’t use it yet though.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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