Richards & Conover No. 4 1/2

So, I bought an old Richards and Conover 4 1/2 plane off Ebay…today it arrived in the mailbox! I tore open the box like an excited kid at Christmas, and …there was another box. Tore open that box, and there was a surprisingly heavy lump of bubble wrap inside. Carefully removed the bubble wrap and…

Tool Review: Veritas Planing Stop

As promised, here is my review of the Veritas Planing Stop from Lee Valley. It is available in a number of lengths…I chose the one that was 25 1/2″ long (approximately the width of my bench). What you get:If you don’t have 3/4″ round dog holes in your benchtop you have some prep work to…

A Little Shopping…

Happy New Year All! Thanks to all my subscribers who supported me in the last month or so of 2013 while I got my blog off the ground. My wife and I went to the city today…think she was feeling shack-happy after the blizzard yesterday and wanted to get out and about for the day…plus,…