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Router plane scarcity resolved

It’s hard to believe now but only three years ago I was buying Stanley and Record #71 plough planes for the school for an average price of around £10 with the original two or three cutters they came with. Through the videos I was able introduce concepts of using the router plane for tasks unmentioned before. Mostly…

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More on Router Planes – Part II

Part II The 071 or 71 router plane has several uses but the primary use of this specialised plane is to guarantee the depth of different types of recesses. It’s the essential tool of hand tool users and surface trims just about everything from inlay recesses to housing dadoes and levelling depths of sliding dovetails…

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Router Planes in Wood Work Well

I most likely own two dozen router planes. I feel almost ashamed to say that but we use them for classes on two continents. Actually I have more when I add in the tools I have left in my US storage after my 23 years living in the USA. These planes, router planes, are indeed…

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Buying Good Tools Cheap – The Router Plane

To read more about the router plane on our Common Woodworking site, click here Routers online Routers for most people conjure up a range of different images ranging from face shields and dust extractors to dust masks ear plugs hearing protection and other head gear resembling and American football team player or a SWAT team…

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Tool review – Veritas router plane

To read more about the router plane on our Common Woodworking site, click here Hand routers = controlled power I often explain that tool reviews are seldom based on viable tests through longevity of use but at the time the tool arrives and  then through one time usage by the author of the report. I…

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Veritas Router Plane

To read more about the router plane on our Common Woodworking site, click here I have used this little hand router for many years. It replaced my old Stanley router #271 as it’s slightly larger than the Stanley model and finely made as is the standard for Veritas Tools. This one has no fine adjustment…

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