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Setting up and sharpening bench planes (intro)

Here is what I discovered about setting up and sharpening bench planes. If you read some of the many bench plane discussions on...

How to refurbish a bench plane

How to refurbish a bench plane

This post describes how to refurbish a bench plane.  To show what can be done with even the most unpromising...

Dating record bench planes

The most complete reference I could find about dating record bench planes is by David Lynch: http://www.recordhandplanes.com …and the information in...

Record bench planes – a brief history

Old Record bench planes show up on Ebay UK on a weekly basis and are frequently described by optimistic sellers as “Vintage”,...

Buying used bench planes on ebay

As I mentioned earlier, my foray into buying used bench planes on ebay is inspired by Paul Sellars, a British woodworker...

Starting out with bench planes

The plan was to acquire hand tools as I needed them and since I had to remove about 5 mm from the top of my bench vice...