Wood River Rural Schools. West Wood River Road Wood River, NE, Phone: Fax: We are excited to announce that Busy Bee Tools is now carrying a wide range of Version 3 Wood River Bench Planes.
Designed in the USA, these bench planes feature heavy castings, fully machined frogs and lightly finished bubinga handles for comfort and control. Once Wood river plane manual pages understand more about hand planes and how they should function I might be more open to it, but right now I don't know what I'm doing, so I'd rather learn what a plane should feel like moving across the wood and what kind of shavings it should produce before I try and set one up.
Woodcraft has a number of store brands such as Wood River and Pinnacle. The Woodcraft brands do not seek, IMHO, to compete with the best. after. The comparable Starret is closer to 150. The Starrett and the store brand squares look alike, just like the Wood River planes look much like the Lie Nielsens. Looking For Equipment Manuals 5 An allpurpose hand plane, the No. 5, or jack, plane will perform almost any job you might need done, while providing you with experience and feed back to help you pick your next plane.
The 14 length makes the No. 5 useful for stock removal, smoothing, shooting miters, and jointing smaller work. The Wood River planes have a lot going for them, but with some quality issues still to be resolved. Once sharpened and tuned, though, they can perform with the best. The No. 4 sells for 109. Go to www. woodcraft. com for more information.
When I got the wood river I took it out of the box, cleaned the grease off and was getting great shaving immediately. This plane convinced me that I actually CAN use a handplane and that the problems before were really poor quality tools.
May 20, 2011 This is a review of the version 3 Wood River No. 4 plane. This part is a quick look over the plane as it comes out of the box. Category Education; Show more Show less. Not as nice as my Wood River# 5 or Wood River# 62. The finish on the lever cap was rough with burrs. The tapped hole in the frog for the lever cap screw was full of This is my first Woodriver plane and I am impressed.
I needed a# 7 jointer plane because I am building a woodworkers bench. I already have a Stanley Bailey# 7 Prices range from for Bench Planes; Block Planes both low and standard angles are 90. The WoodRiver Block Plane is based on the venerable Stanley# 65 low angle and# 18 standard angle Knuckle Cap design, generally considered one of best block plane designs around.
A Hand Plane is a specialized tool designed to hold a sharpened blade to accomplish a specific woodworking task. It is usually pushed or pulled along a surface to cut or smooth a piece of wood. Prior to the introduction of motorized power tools, hand planes were needed to bridge the gap between rough lumber and finished projects.