On 2019-06-06 10:47 p.m., RH Hutchins wrote:
> I've recently seen a Paul Sellers YouTube in which he used a pair of
> old, wooden tongue and groove planes. It was in an episode featuring
> inlays, but it got me to wondering if such a pair might be found in
> the wild and how much one might have to pay for them.
They were a very common tool, so there are still lots of them available.
The trick is to find a pair that actually belong together ( same maker
as well as size ), as well as being serviceable. Failing that, there
are lots of come-and-go 'match' planes around as well.
> Failing that, how would a galoot go about getting irons made if he
> were to contemplate making a prototypical poor man's version of same.
> The woodies intrigue me more than a metal plough plane or a high
> gizmocity multi-iron get up such as the 45.
There's an article on the FWW site, available to paying customers, on
making a pair.
And a video on the tube ht
There's probably more info readily available, but you'll find it. I'm
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