Customizable Bevel-down Planes from Veritas - Popular Woodworking Magazine

Customizable Bevel-down Planes from Veritas

 In November 2014 #214

03pwm1114tooltestby Megan Fitzpatrick
page 16

We don’t typically include tools in this column that we’ve not actually tested, but we’re making an exception for these five new bevel-down planes from Veritas (Nos. 4, 41⁄2, 5, 51⁄2 and 7 in the Stanley numbering system).

I got a preview of these at Lee Valley Tools in Ottawa in August; they were publicly released Sept. 13 (just days before this issue was printed). So far, I’ve only taken apart and partially reassembled one of the planes; we’ll have a full review when we get them in.

So why are we breaking our own rule? Quite simply, if these planes perform well, they could have a significant impact on the handplane market.

Read the full preview here

Web site: Lee Valley

From the November 2014 issue, #214

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