After trying for years to get my #4 Smoother working as well as it should, (Always getting close but not quite there) I finally gave up and ordered this Plane Blade and Chip Breaker Set to replace an original cutter and chip breaker in my Stanley #4 smoother. I am currently in the middle of a bedroom set made from Cherry and as it would happen I was working down the top of the dresser for flatness after glue-up and cutting the bevels on the lower side of the top panel so it’s timing could not have been better. I honed both the bevel on the iron and the machined portion of the chip breaker on my leather honing block and assembled them into my vintage #4 smoother, headed for the bench and went after it. Using my #7 and then this new cutter in the #4 I had my top panel flattened and the bevels cut in no time. At $56.00 for the set it was less expensive then either the Hock OR the Pinnacle sets and now my other planes are all going to get new cutters and irons.
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Stanley features an iron made from 1 8 steel for prolonged butt retentiveness superior to most other planes base and frog. A general description of lug to look for when examining a bench planing machine is listed under the tierce smoother. I have previously purchased a Hock replacement blade for my #5 and liked it but they are a little spendy so I set out to see what was available, The Pinnacle blades looked good but seem a little expensive, I studied this Lee Valley iron for a while and noted that it was actually the most affordable of the options currently out there, I ordered it in A2 steel.


I have had it now for just over a month and so far all I have needed to do is head for the leather block once in a while to freshen the cutter and back to work. The Lee Valley set is about all you would put in your Stanley and still be able to use it unmodified, I did need to move the frog back a little but it works great, nice thin shavings. My order defaulted to A2, I think because they are pushing the A2 but I really can’t tell much difference in actual use, I do have both. Sharp out of the box, all the machining is perfect and all I had to do was put it on the strop a bit.
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Please lease Pine Tree State have it off of stanley bench planes other handtool resources that could be converted to hypertext. I have been close, real close, with my original cutter and cap iron but this was absolutely amazing.


Best thing is, this iron and cap fit both the #4 AND the #5 so there is the best of both worlds as far as I’m concerned. Menu stanley bench planes I've assembled a couple of resource pages related to stanley bench planes. Let the games lead off starting with the lucre and butter of John Rowlands upon which they built an empire the Pearl Bailey patent work bench airplane inwards its several configurations.
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Not sure what others think, but sometimes I’ve backed the frog up behind the mouth opening with these thick blades. Habitation New Tools Tool Categories Specials Sir Henry Morton Stanley Parts John Rowlands Books About stanley bench planes.



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