All posts tagged: jointer plane

My Hand Plane Collection Takes A Big Step Forward

A couple of weeks ago, I shared this photo on Facebook and let it be known that this rockin’ Mustang was at the top of my Christmas wish list. Of course I was joking and thankfully, Santa knew just what I really needed: a brand new Veritas Bevel-Up Jointer Plane. I had been thinking about this plane as my next acquisition after considering the following options: Scott Meek Woodworks – A Scott Meek hand plane is on my bucket list. Scott’s beautiful planes are high quality and worth the premium price, but I just can’t make the money work right now. The Wood River Jointer Plane – From what I have read, Woodcraft’s planes are improving, but I am not willing to buy one just yet. The Lie-Nielsen Jointer Plane – I own two LN planes and have been very pleased with them, but the #7 jointer is $425 and while I consider myself an experienced salesman, that price is a pretty tough sell now. A used jointer plane – On Ebay, there was one …