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The Plane Build – Video

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 11:19am
The Plane Build – Video

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So… Why Build Your Own Wooden Plane?

When you can get a smashing Stanley No 5 for about thirty five quid, why hassle yourself making a wooden plane?

The thing is, No 4s are naff.

And metal jointers get expensive (for the good ones). And they often will need a fair bit of awkward work to make serviceable.

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What’s Been Simmering?

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 11:20am
What’s Been Simmering?

If you want some good news then just scroll to the bottom…

The last few lines or so.

If you want a jolly good moan, then read on.

There’s that old saying about knowledge being power, or the force is strong with you, or something along those lines.
That doesn’t really work now.
With the internet, every bugger is an expert…at everything.

This makes it pretty hard to find good, reliable knowledge.

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