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working by hand

A site that looks at the human use of tools and things.

  • By Mike
  • Based in Canada
  • Roughly three posts per month
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Mar 2023 2
Apr 2023 1
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Jun 2023 1
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Aug 2023 1
Sep 2023 4
Oct 2023 2
Nov 2023 1
Dec 2023 3
Jan 2024 5
Feb 2024 6
Mar 2024 6
Apr 2024 2
May 2024 1

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Most recent posts

A quick guide to Millers Falls block planes
Millers Falls were one of the last to the party when it came to block planes, their line of planes debuted in Catalog No.40, January 1929. They introduced 21 different block planes in the initial …
On , by spqr, 420 words
Birdsill Holly – the first metal block plane
Many people likely think the first true metal block plane was the Stanley No.9½, which appeared in 1872, but it wasn’t the first block plane. The first cast iron plane produced in North America was …
On , by spqr, 505 words
What steel was used in vintage plane blades?
Modern planes come blades made of exotic types of steel, but what about vintage planes? For instance, what sort of steel did the Stanley’s use? The short brochure “Read this before you use STANLEY PLANES”, …
On , by spqr, 469 words