Lie-Nielsen Low Angle Jack Plane #62 Product Tour

Lie-Nielsen Low Angle Jack Plane #62 Product Tour

Morton walks us through the features of the Lie-Nielsen Low Angle Jack Plane and demonstrates the plane’s remarkable capabilities on a project.

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  1. Erik Johnson on September 24, 2022 at 2:17 am

    Thanks for the outstanding overview of this plane.  I’m in the process of purchasing one right now as a result of your great review.  Many thanks.

  2. jon ellisdon on September 24, 2022 at 2:20 am


  3. Craig Clemans on September 24, 2022 at 2:21 am

    Didn’t know they had the hot dog and blades in a kit. Thanks. I have the plane already.

  4. tim hitt on September 24, 2022 at 2:24 am

    You’re right i guess,I’ve always said, you get what you pay for and if you go cheap, you get burnt but I guess that’s not always the case.Good point about overkill.

  5. Mike Morton on September 24, 2022 at 2:25 am

    I tend to keep them pretty flat across, except for my #5 roughing plane which I use across-grain for initial flattening – it has a 6-8" radius camber for real stock removal! Otherwise, I go straight across and ease the corners slightly.

    Either way (straight or cambered) works fine – pick one and stick with it.

  6. Artem unknown on September 24, 2022 at 2:28 am

    Hello! Should I buy this plane instead of power jointer and power planer? What would you prefer if you had enough place to keep all these power tools? This is not a quite clear choice so your opinion would be very useful for me. Thanks.

  7. jc51373 on September 24, 2022 at 2:30 am

    Course, medium, fine all in one plane..So what people need to know is this plane is not just sitcker price it’s sticker price plus two other blades. And a hot dog if you so choose to shoot. Lie Nielson doesn’t sell the kit anymore.

  8. FreeSoftware on September 24, 2022 at 2:42 am

    How’s the hot dog being attached [screws?]?

  9. Robert Mielke on September 24, 2022 at 2:43 am

    I’m an absolute rookie when it comes to hand tools so this No. 62 low angle jack plane is exactly what I’m looking to purchase. I have two other Lie-Nielsen small planes and love their quality. I’ve watched this exact video no less than 4 times and thank you for a quality review of all the features, pros & cons of this great tool. Here comes my first major bench plane! Thanks

  10. deezynar on September 24, 2022 at 2:43 am

    For far less than the price of that one plane, I bought a set of old Stanleys, a try, a jack, and a smooth.

  11. truebluekit on September 24, 2022 at 2:44 am

    Hey, really appreciate that you spoke about how you’ve come to use it less now that you have other dedicated planes. That never occured to me. You have made me a much better informed buyer. Much obliged.

    Keep up the good work.

  12. Kun Lee on September 24, 2022 at 2:45 am

    I wish i knew about lie nielsen and woodriver before i bought my first planes. I have 4 Stanley’s and theyre good until you try a heavy plane like lie nielsen, veritas or woodriver. They feel so much better.

  13. Nevets on September 24, 2022 at 2:45 am

    I own this tool and have never mentioned to another living soul about owning it until your comments. I do not feel the need to brag about it, I just love owning a tool that is so beautifully engineered.

    I own several, very basic, planes that I have spent a long time honing and they are great but definitely require a lot more effort to get the same result.

    I get a lot out of both types but to suggest that the only reason people buy high end tools is to brag is 100% off the mark…

  14. KENNY C on September 24, 2022 at 2:46 am

    Beautiful high quality plane. Loved that cutting sound at the shooting board!!LOL Sweet!

  15. Kevin Chamberlain on September 24, 2022 at 2:48 am

    I’m a carpenter and Joiner of 22 years and about to get into furniture making semi pro/hobbyist. Your advice I found exceptionally good, thanks (i’ve forgotten everything it seems!). Which plane would you recommend purely for shooting endgrain please? It will probably end up being a stanley ebay job to start but what do you think please?

  16. tim hitt on September 24, 2022 at 2:51 am

    half the price and half(if that)the quality.

  17. Tony NoName45 on September 24, 2022 at 2:52 am

    The Lie Nielsen #62 is one of my personal favorites & most used. Along with the plane it’s essential to have a few extra blades for different tasks. It was a great investment for me personally & the most versatile plane I own. Great Video !!

  18. deezynar on September 24, 2022 at 2:54 am

    My vintage Stanleys probably chatter a bit more, but for almost all the work a person needs to do, they work great. There is a law of diminishing returns, products like this one are over kill for most people. Face it, if you run into really wavy grain, you’ll break out the scraper, or even the sandpaper. There are ways to get around the problems that don’t cost a fortune. The real issue is different from what you think. The real issue is people who want to brag about their expensive tools.

  19. deezynar on September 24, 2022 at 2:56 am

    Comments here are limited to 500 characters. I said brag as a way to cover all the nasty workings of human vanity, including quiet pride. BTW, I didn’t say bragging (or vanity) is the only reason to own a tool like this, you just took it that way. Some hobby woodworkers actually benefit from owning this tool. If you have the money, buy whatever you want. If you have a bunch of fancy tools, you’re probably a tool collector.

  20. SEVERINO SILVA on September 24, 2022 at 2:57 am

    Excellent result. liked it. From Brazil.

  21. Eventdash01 on September 24, 2022 at 3:01 am

    Wonder if you can plane the wood to make it shine like Japanese planer. I was blown by the fact that I can see the reflection off the wood.

  22. Kewonerdk on September 24, 2022 at 3:02 am

    If you have work like I have, then this plane is perfect. I work as a boat restore, and move from place to place, doing furniture work, on boats! So it’s impossible to move around 10 planes + power tools.

    Oh and have to add, I live in Copenhagen, so of course I use my cargo bike as my working van, so my space is really limited😂

  23. Cerberus on September 24, 2022 at 3:02 am

    This one was my first really good hand plane I bought new. No regrets!

  24. paul1furby on September 24, 2022 at 3:03 am

    I have a no6 , t5 , no4 and no3 so i purchased the L.V veritas model after seeing a few vids on here and was very impressed , i seem to be reaching for the l.a jack for most of my needs then on occasion i reach for my no3 . I think this plane ( and my veritas ) are a must have . There’s a few on the market so go search . I have the 25° and the 38° which i changed to 40° and I’m thinking of getting the toothed blade for rough work . It feels not too heavy but heavy enough to pull itself into the work also the balance is different more bottom heavy which i enjoy , very little effort to use and i feel i can plane longer and not get as fatigued . The reason i bought the L.V was the blade , the L.N only has a 2" blade/iron but the L.V has a 2 1/4" blade . Both excellent products and I’m one happy chappy . Also the L.V has a few extras on they’re model , the two pins near the blade/iron to help centre the blade is a nice little feature also the Norris style adjuster has a dual function it forwards and retracts the blade AND you can adjust the lateral movement no tapping the blade .

  25. ugaladh on September 24, 2022 at 3:04 am

    I think your points at the end of the video are spot on and something I haven’t seen in other videos extoliing the virtues of this plane. I lusted after one of these for awhile and only the cost and the love of my current Stanley 5 1/2 Jack plane made me not yet buy one. I knew I’d never use my Stanley again, but I figured one day, i’d get one of these planes. Your comments made me think twice and made me think about some other planes that I didn’t yet have and had a need for – so I ended up getting a No. 3 Smoothing plane and a small Rabbet plane instead of sinking the money into an expensive, very nice Jack Plane when I already had a perfectly good one. I still would likely recommend a low angle Jack for a newbie’s first plane.

  26. Rocky Mountain Reviews on September 24, 2022 at 3:05 am

    Oh man, I hope I can win that baby!

  27. ronin4711 on September 24, 2022 at 3:08 am

    Very nice, now just for shits and giggles, try to compare it to a Low Angle Veritas Jack plane (which gives you a 2 1/4" blade vs. your 2"), I don’t have the budget for both and I’m very happy with the Veritas which has all the blades and accessories as the Lie Nielsen (less the 90 Deg. scraper, which you can make from any blade) for $100 less!