Tool of the Month: BLOCK PLANE

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What are your tips and knowledge of block planes?


(Bo Peep’s Photo: https://woodworkingweb.com/entries/998-cleaning-up-the-block-plane-part-1)

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a1jim ...

Great for quick beveling of edges.

Wolf (& Rabbit!) ...

keep it sharp!

lanwater ...

I agree tune it up before using it. I had a Stanley block plane I bought cheap from the depot ($24). I did sharpen the blade but never tuned the whole plane.

After tune up both my block plane performed better:

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