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  0 Thread: Home made plane better than Stanley
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CStan Wrote: (05-25-2024, 09:33 AM) -- I've found that a combination of a tight mouth and a not quite as close cap iron as I believe most people use to be the best set up for the woods I use. If you...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 18 2,283 05-27-2024, 07:49 AM
  0 Thread: Home made plane better than Stanley
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Derek Cohen Wrote: (05-21-2024, 07:34 AM) -- Ben, reading your description I identify two possible factors to explore: Firstly, a chipbreaker with a 60-degree leading edge is fine. In fact, you ca...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 18 2,283 05-27-2024, 07:35 AM
  0 Thread: Old Atkins Saw in action
Post: Old Atkins Saw in action

Say hi to this old beauty at the other end of the world (Hungary). Atkins Silver Steel Rex saw.  I have some logs that are too small for the sawmill nearby, so I need to cut them manually. Perfectl...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 6 644 05-19-2024, 06:35 PM
  0 Thread: Home made plane better than Stanley
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Derek Cohen Wrote: (05-19-2024, 07:37 AM) -- Well said, Charlie. Ben, my apology if my comments were taken as a criticism - they were intended to explain Warren's remark. I should not have gone there...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 18 2,283 05-19-2024, 06:23 PM
  0 Thread: Home made plane better than Stanley
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Pedder Wrote: (05-11-2024, 04:27 AM) -- Hi Ben, that is a cool plane! Close to a scraper plane. The "better than Stanley" is indeed a clickbait title. But it worked! Take Care, Pedder -- ...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 18 2,283 05-19-2024, 06:22 PM
  0 Thread: Home made plane better than Stanley
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Derek Cohen Wrote: (05-08-2024, 07:00 PM) -- Ben, firstly, that is a fine looking plane you have made. In regard to performnce, for an experienced hand plane user, as with Warren (mwickley) and man...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 18 2,283 05-19-2024, 06:15 PM
  0 Thread: Latest from Lee Valley
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pprobus Wrote: (04-01-2024, 12:25 PM) -- Watch out for that chatter. :laugh: -- Jesus, not an easy to watch advertisement. Informative, though...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,403 04-01-2024, 12:57 PM
  0 Thread: Casting plane at home
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bandit571 Wrote: (03-29-2024, 07:27 PM) -- Might take a bigger mold for this one? AMT No. 5-1/4 Junior Jack plane...base is solid cast brass Going to need a lot of Brass.. A magnet will not ...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 3 702 03-31-2024, 10:11 PM
  0 Thread: Casting plane at home
Post: Casting plane at home

Not sure if it has been already posted, but if you ever wondered how to make these at home, now you can see the process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oZ3vmgvRdw https://www.youtube.com/watch...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 3 702 03-28-2024, 01:43 PM
  0 Thread: All you might want to know about sole "flatness"
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Tony Z Wrote: (03-21-2024, 06:27 PM) -- ?beautiful job, Tom! -- Besides the condition of the sole that you are discussing here, one thing I find even more troublesome with metal planes than the sol...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 52 4,455 03-22-2024, 11:28 AM
  0 Thread: All you might want to know about sole "flatness"
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Timberwolf Wrote: (03-03-2024, 12:29 PM) -- cannot be found here on Woodnet...but it's a place to start..IMO, the two subjects most discussed on Woodnet are No.1.. sharpening and No2..flattening....b...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 52 4,455 03-15-2024, 10:43 AM
  0 Thread: Home made plane better than Stanley
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wmickley Wrote: (03-14-2024, 06:16 PM) -- If you are having tearout problems with the Stanley plane, something is very wrong. -- It depends. I am not a woodworking expert. Though I have gained an e...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 18 2,283 03-15-2024, 10:22 AM
  0 Thread: Cute router plane from Aliexpress
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Ricky Wrote: (03-13-2024, 06:46 PM) -- This router plane arrived in 10 days.   I was expecting to wait much longer.   Nice tool for 14.91....I was gonna build a poor man's router plane  using bloc...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 24 3,291 03-14-2024, 05:58 PM
  0 Thread: Cute router plane from Aliexpress
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Nordic Wrote: (03-11-2024, 09:46 PM) -- :yes: You probably know this already- Use the Blue Loctite (https://www.loctiteproducts.com/en/products/specialty-products/specialty/loctite_threadlockerblu...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 24 3,291 03-12-2024, 05:42 PM
  0 Thread: Home made plane better than Stanley
Post: Home made plane better than Stanley

Well, the title may sound clickbait, but it is true, LOL Anyway, seriously speaking: this is a technique I learnt here many years ago and I was amazed it works so well. So the basic problem: ...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 18 2,283 03-11-2024, 04:46 PM
  0 Thread: Cute router plane from Aliexpress
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Ricky Wrote: (02-07-2024, 08:27 PM) -- Just arrived.  Nice tool for $14.91.  https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/53515782366_0414fcebe6.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2px1nCS) -- I have just had time to ...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 24 3,291 03-11-2024, 04:09 PM
  0 Thread: Cute router plane from Aliexpress
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Ricky Wrote: (02-08-2024, 03:15 PM) -- I wouldn't give them my debit card info, but credit card I'm not too worried. -- There are lots of Neobanks now online where you can register for free, reques...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 24 3,291 03-11-2024, 04:04 PM
  0 Thread: Cute router plane from Aliexpress
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I have been hunting for router planes for a long time, but as you may know the price of metal ones are skyrocketing, the wooden ones are not cheap either and usually lack proper setting mechanism. Som...
Bencuri Woodworking Hand Tools 24 3,291 01-13-2024, 02:22 AM
  0 Thread: Cleaning Spray Gun
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Willyou Wrote: (08-29-2023, 09:41 AM) -- I would be very careful about using solvents that might dissolve plastic such as lacquer thinner. -- I reread the manual again, but it says nothing about av...
Bencuri Finishing 10 1,376 08-31-2023, 07:26 PM
  0 Thread: Cleaning Spray Gun
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Willyou Wrote: (08-26-2023, 11:34 AM) -- So. Two different sections of the manual are in conflict. These days, that along with strange translations are not unusual. You need to decide which is correc...
Bencuri Finishing 10 1,376 08-29-2023, 09:04 AM

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