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Archive: February 2006


February 12th, 2006  
  • Anderson Planes – Traditional Style Infill Planes
  • February 12th, 2006  
  • Ashby Tool Company – Infill Block Plane Review
  • February 4th, 2006  
  • Badger Cast Bronze Bullnose Plane
  • February 25th, 2006  
  • Basic Tools For Metal Plane Making – Part I
  • February 26th, 2006  
  • Basic Tools For Metal Plane Making – Part II
  • February 18th, 2006  
  • Books On Wooden Plane Making
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Buck & Hickman 1935 Catalog
  • February 5th, 2006  
  • eBay Planes Linked To Thomas Jefferson?
  • February 16th, 2006  
  • Hand Planing Small Items
  • February 22nd, 2006  
  • Interview With Infill Plane Maker Bill Carter
  • February 11th, 2006  
  • Iron Planes – Their Types And Uses
  • February 14th, 2006  
  • Marples Prefabricated Smoothing Plane
  • February 7th, 2006  
  • Metals Used In Making Planes
  • February 6th, 2006  
  • Miller “Rhino Horn” Gunmetal Infill Shoulder Plane
  • February 5th, 2006  
  • Norris 1914 Catalog
  • February 9th, 2006  
  • Norris 1928 Catalog
  • February 2nd, 2006  
  • Norris No. 13 Smoothing Plane
  • February 23rd, 2006  
  • Parts Of A Wooden Plane
  • February 8th, 2006  
  • Perfect Pitch – Bedding Angles Explained
  • February 21st, 2006  
  • PlaneFest 2006 – Worlds Best Hand Plane Makers Unite
  • February 13th, 2006  
  • Planing Plastic Laminates
  • February 1st, 2006  
  • Practical Plane Making (Part IV)
  • February 22nd, 2006  
  • Some Hand Plane Making Tips From Bill Carter
  • February 11th, 2006  
  • Specialty Wooden Planes And Scrapers
  • February 3rd, 2006  
  • Spiers Dovetailed Smoothing Plane (Early)
  • February 3rd, 2006  
  • Spiers No. 11 Dovetailed Bullnose Plane
  • February 13th, 2006  
  • Stanley 1902 Catalog
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley Bedrock No. 602 C Smooth Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley Bedrock No. 602 Smooth Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley Bedrock No. 603 C Smooth Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley Bedrock No. 603 Smooth Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley Bedrock No. 604 C Smooth Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley Bedrock No. 605 C Jack Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley Bedrock No. 605 Jack Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley Bedrock No. 605-1/2 C Jack Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley Bedrock No. 605-1/2 Jack Plane
  • February 28th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 103 Block Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 4 C Smooth Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 4 Smooth Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 4-1/2 C Smooth Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 4-1/2 Smooth Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 5 C Jack Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 5 Jack Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 5-1/2 Jack Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 5-1/4 Jack Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 6 Fore Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 7 C Jointer Plane
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 8 C Jointer Plane
  • February 17th, 2006  
  • The Norris Adjuster
  • February 16th, 2006  
  • Thoughts On Hand Plane Sole Flatness
  • February 24th, 2006  
  • Timbers Used For Pattern Making
  • February 10th, 2006  
  • Truing The Soles Of Wooden Planes
  • February 15th, 2006  
  • Tyzack And Son 1908 Catalog
  • February 27th, 2006  
  • Why Make A Hand Plane?
  • February 10th, 2006  
  • Wooden Bench Plane Basics
  • February 14th, 2006  
  • Woods Used In Making Infill Planes