Tool Test: Lie-Nielsen Large Router Plane

By Christopher Schwarz
Page: 33

From the October 2007 issue #164
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Router planes are one of those tools that you never knew was missing from your toolbox. Once you’ve cleaned up a dado, adjusted a tenon or made a hinge mortise with a router plane, I think you’ll wonder why you were fiddling around for so many years with other tools to do those jobs.

Router planes were once common, but they descended into obscurity once Stanley stopped making its version, the No. 71. In recent years, premium tool makers have filled the gap with improved versions of the tool, and the Large Router Plane from Lie-Nielsen Toolworks is the newest one.

From the October 2007 issue #164
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