I’m a power tool guy at heart, however I have come to the realization that some tasks are easier with hand tools. For example, face/edge jointing large cumbersome boards. With that in mind, I’ve been learning about hand planes & their uses. Earlier this week I came across this plane on eBay, it’s a Stanley type 13(1925-1928) #3 smooth plane. Since it looked to be in good shape, I placed my bid and waited. Since it’s a fairly common plane, & not in pristine condition I picked it up for $21.50. The following pictures show what it looked like when it arrived on my door step. All I need to do now is clean it up.
April 10, 2009 0 Comments
Posted in: Hand Tool Woodworking