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Stanley Hand PlanesEvery Stanley Bench Plane Explained (Once and for all!)

Every Stanley Bench Plane Explained (Once and for all!)

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How to Set up a Stanley Hand Plane

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Australian Open Woodworking Masterclass Channel shares how easy it is to Set up a Stanley Hand Plane or similar designed Woodworking Hand Plane. Setting the Chip Breaker, Tuning the Blade and Adjusting the depth of cut for a good crisp clean shaving.

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26 COMMENTS

  1. I started woodworking last year and only had a no. 5 and it really was all I needed to get started and do lots of quality work

  2. I have a block plane, a number 4, and a number 3. What should I do with my number 3 to actually get some use out of it? Still on the lookout for a jack and jointer plane

  3. I need to find a video, "Planes for Dummies." I don't know how to set up or use my plane, except as a paper weight. Help?

  4. My experience may be helpful to anyone who is beginning to make violins. At first, I used a Stanley number 8 for jointing the plates. It was heavy and clumsy, difficult to keep it from tipping to one side. Now I use a number 6, it is much better for the task. Much easier to use.

  5. I have every plane except a number 1, I have a lot of block planes as well, I use them all at one point or another in my work, they all pretty much do the same thing somedays I feel like using one over there other, Just a feeling that you get,

  6. Grandpa left me a 5 and a 6. I thought there was a #4 somewhere, but I have no idea where it is if he did. Either way, I'm 2/3 with no money invested. Thanks, Grandpa!!

  7. "This tiny guy over here" is the same size as my favorite plane, A small wood smother with a Rosenfors iron. But i mostly use it as other use a block plane. In my hand, the meat between tumb and index finger wedged behind the iron. Comfortable and controlable even if upside down under a boat.

  8. Good instruction. You managed to succinctly explain how to do that in 6 minutes while the guy I watched before was spread over three twentyfive minute videos and it was still a mystery how to set up a plane. Well done Steve

  9. Thank you for this demo…Was wondering when you sharpen the blade, do you add a very slight camber in order to avoid the "tracks" left by a square blade when planing the face of a board? I would love to also see a demo on a wooden plane (not sure if you use this type). Thank you again for your video instruction.

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