Reviews: HNT Gordon

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A Joy to Use

A Joy to Use

12-12-2019 03:40 PM by MagicalMichael | 9 comments »

I have been woodworking for more years than I care to admit. Early on I built a Tage Frid bench with traditional shoulder and tail vises. I never wanted for anything else from a vise, until, after many decades of use both of those vises began to fail. Two years ago I built a new out feed table for a new table saw and outfitted it with a leg vise sporting a Lake Erie screw and the Hovarter scissors. Later I retrofited a 150 mm HNT Gordon Tail vise into that table. The leg vise is nice eno...

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Customer Service !! WOW !!  HNT Gordon

Customer Service !! WOW !! HNT Gordon

09-12-2011 01:25 AM by coloradoclimber | 7 comments »

This is a review not only of a tool but of the customer service that backs it. HNT Gordon makes wooden body hand planes. To anyone who frequents Lumberjocks that is unlikely to be news. The planes are what you would expect, beautiful to look at, comfortable to hold, a joy to use. Also probably not news. I only own one wooden body shoulder plane, this one, but I do own a Lie Nielsen metal body shoulder plane, a Veritas metal body shoulder plane, and multiple wooden body bench planes t...

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Wooden Hand Planes

Wooden Hand Planes

06-30-2009 11:31 PM by Kent Shepherd | 4 comments »

My wife and I celebrated our anniversary last Friday. I thought I was doing really well when I brought Roses home for her. Then I opened my new HNT Gordon Spoke Shave (The one I’ve been lusting after for quite some time) My first thought was—Oh crap, I only got her roses. I must do better next year. She bought me the 1/2” Shoulder Plane for Christmas last year (and no, I wasn’t that good——She’s just an incredible woman) Anyway, back to the review. ...

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