Lie Nielsen Bronze No 4 Bench Plane
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OK, let's start with full disclosure; I enjoy hand planing more than almost any other activity in the shop, and I have lusted over Lie-Nielsen hand planes for over a decade, but I haven't purchased one until now.
Why? Two reasons.First, they cost more than most hand planes on the market, and I am thrifty.Second, I get a huge satisfaction over finding quality hand planes at garage sales and flea markets, and tuning them to peak performance.
When I do this, my ego wants to believe that the plane will now perform as well as any high end plane that I could buy, even for 5-10 times as much money, and another part of me has been afraid of what I might find if I ever put this theory to the test.
Well, Jack Nicholson, I have decided I CAN handle the truth, so let's find out if a hand plane can really be worth $350.To understand this tool, first it is important to understand a bit about Lie-Nielsen Toolworks.
In 1981, Tom Lie-Nielsen set out to revive designs of tools that were high quality, effective tools in their day, and even better than many of their modern...