Lie-Nielsen No. 2 Bench Hand Plane Review

Lie-Nielsen No. 2 Bench Hand Plane Review

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As you may know, I love to use my hand planes. For a while I’ve been wanting a smoothing plane that was smaller then my No. 4. I finally pulled the trigger and bought a Lie-Nielsen No. 2. This is my review of the plane after using it for a few weeks in my shop.

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  1. Green Building on May 28, 2023 at 12:22 pm

    Test the no 2 into several application that compatible with it and show it a bit longer.. We eager to see the real action of the plane attacking to some wood like oak, mahogany, pine, etc..

  2. The Phoenician Artisan on May 28, 2023 at 12:22 pm

    great work, when do u expect the chair project to be available for purchase?:

  3. The ShavingWood Workshop on May 28, 2023 at 12:33 pm

    Ha, I just ordered it last night 🙂 Thanks for the review, looking forward to it more now.

  4. Andrey Bainov on May 28, 2023 at 12:34 pm

    Can you please say if a bronse sole has advantages over steeel one, like less friction with wood or smth else?

  5. Guys Shop on May 28, 2023 at 12:42 pm

    I’ll have to give the no. 2 a second look. I almost got one about a year ago. Interesting how you used on the curves…

  6. Ron Hau on May 28, 2023 at 12:46 pm

    Okay I have a silly question… I have couple crappy block planes I don’t use them I don’t “want” to use them. I have a Veritas low angle jack and a Lie Nielson 41/2. I “want” a Lie Nielson #2. Can they be used in place of a block plane?

  7. Jeff Garguio on May 28, 2023 at 12:46 pm

    what a lovely pair

  8. Dema's WoodShop on May 28, 2023 at 12:54 pm

    i cant keep up anymore, im out of money lol

  9. Polly van der Beek on May 28, 2023 at 12:54 pm

    Nice to see other numbers of smoothing planes presented than usual.
    I think that a number two would do well in my shop as well.
    Again another wish on my list of planes.

    Love the Greene & Greene furniture !!!

  10. Joe Basement Woodworking & DIY on May 28, 2023 at 1:04 pm

    Thats a nice pair u got there matthew. Couple beauties! Ive been wanting to get a #4 for like 6 months..cant decide which brand to go with.. stan or lie..;)
    Small joke haha! Anywaus, Good review, ur cabinets looking shiny!;)
    have a good one man!