How to Use a Combination Plane for Woodworking

How to Use a Combination Plane for Woodworking

In part 3/3 Bill Anderson shows how to use a vintage combination plane, like the Stanley 45 or 55. This excerpt comes from the 4.75 hour video “Choosing, Refurbishing, and Using Joinery Handplanes with Bill Anderson”, which you can download here:

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✪ Part 2: “How to Refurbish a Combination Plane”:
✪ Part 3: “How to Use a Combination Plane”:

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  1. 07 Roadking on February 17, 2022 at 10:33 pm

    Great video but do me a favor Clean that ole 45 up please !!!! It was torturing my OCD !!! Lol

  2. David Gagnon on February 17, 2022 at 10:35 pm

    I’ve had a Stanley 45 for over six months now. I tried using a few of the cutters when I first got it, but got easily discouraged and put it all away on the shelf. This has spurred me on to drag it back out and not be so intimidated by all the moving parts. Thank you Bill and Joshua!

  3. DIY with Dave on February 17, 2022 at 10:36 pm

    Great video, thanks!

  4. Harland Mayes on February 17, 2022 at 10:44 pm

    A quality of tools like this is the ornate leaf design cast into the sides..always appreciated that desire of folks for design ..not just for function but more.

  5. The Woodles workshop Мебельная мастерская. on February 17, 2022 at 10:51 pm

    Hello my dear friends.
    This is a very good heading …
    I was lucky to buy No. 45 and would love to know as much as possible with this tool. And then on the seven millionth population I have one such planer and there is nobody to ask for advice …
    Thank you very much, take care. I look forward to continuing …?

  6. Justin Revard on February 17, 2022 at 10:51 pm

    Awesome info, thanks!

  7. A T H Mostafa on February 17, 2022 at 10:58 pm

    good knowledge about 45 plane , thanks .

  8. Phil Bennett on February 17, 2022 at 11:02 pm

    Your clock needs winding up otherwise interesting video thank you

  9. Paul Boegel on February 17, 2022 at 11:06 pm

    Just bought one of these. Have had 2 before this one but didnt bother to learn how to use it. This helps. I have a decent collection of planes now and all are sharp. Better late than never.

  10. BeaverCraft on February 17, 2022 at 11:10 pm

    Great video! Thank you for sharing it.

  11. Bill Stanley on February 17, 2022 at 11:14 pm

    With the Stanley #78 fillister plane the blade is flush for cross grain cuts (using the spur cutter) and protrudes slightly for long grain work (the blade is wider than the body) to prevent the cut becoming stepped. The filister is for rebates (rabbets) so I assume the same for the #45/55 when used for this purpose. When cutting a groove, you mention allowing the blade to protrude "a hair" past the skates (which is the equivalent of the body) – is that why? Thanks for sharing the content – much appreciated.

  12. Nigel Kavanagh on February 17, 2022 at 11:22 pm

    Great vid, very useful thank you.

  13. rob roy on February 17, 2022 at 11:28 pm

    That is askating shoe, u think public is fool.