Ahh, nice plane. My first combi... But I've just always wanted a #55, dunno why.mahking51":24t144nn said:Trying for a 405 instead
I remember thinking that once...mahking51":24t144nn said:I only want one of these planes
Silly? Now way. Lucky you to have had woodwork lessons at schoolmahking51":24t144nn said:as I have distinct memories of school woodwork where I used one a lot and found it very satisfying, silly I know but .....
Excellent. Pics?mahking51":24t144nn said:PS: The bench now has a tail vise and is just about done.
From experience of the 405, I'd say <very> usable for some of the things that otherwise would need the dust and noise of a router.mahking51":23l0t4t9 said:Are they collectable, usable or rubbish?
Umm, yes. Have we 'been there and done that'? It's a good book (three vols.) The hand tools stuff is sound. The plans for the revolving garden sanitorium are a little eccentric!Alf":1ec62r4j said:Hey up, John. Is it "The Practical Woodworker" by any chance?
Sadly, there was a time when such things were vitally needed. Whole hospitals were built with every room facing south.The plans for the revolving garden sanitorium are a little eccentric!