Help with router planes

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    Lee Marrett

    Hi there, first time poster 🙂

    I’m wondering if anyone might be able to point me in the right direction for some instruction and general help with the use of router planes. I’ve just bought a Stanley #71 from a second hand dealer and it’s all in good nick but I presume I need to sharpen it. Only trouble is I don’t really know how to sharpen it, or how it goes together 🙂 Or, ah, how to actually adjust it and use it properly.

    I’d love to see Paul do an episode on this, but in the meantime, is there anywhere you’d recommend to help me out with this subject?


    Auckland, New Zealand

    Joseph Sellers

    Hey Lee Welcome to the forum!

    I hate to be predictable but I think this is your best bet:

    If you still need further help don’t hesitate to ask.

    Lee Marrett

    Both great links thanks guys. Much appreciated. Think I should be able to cobble the info together with these!

    Auckland, New Zealand

    John Poutier

    Welcome Lee, nice suit!

    Yorktown, Virginia


    Welcome to the forum Lee

    you forgot to shave.

    Lopik - Netherlands

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