LUBAN Rabbet Block Plane Unboxing & Review (BAYM switcheroo?)

LUBAN Rabbet Block Plane Unboxing & Review (BAYM switcheroo?)

We bought a BAYM rabbet plane for xmas, but got a LUBAN instead! …are they all the same?
In this video Fox unboxes and sets up the plane and shares his thoughts!

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  1. MissGrace on September 22, 2022 at 2:06 am

    New channel name: OddlySatisfyingPlaneWithFox

  2. Bob Clifton on September 22, 2022 at 2:11 am

    You’d have been better off with the Lie Neilsen, but you already know that.

  3. P Chan on September 22, 2022 at 2:11 am

    poor rabbit…jk

  4. adam03957 on September 22, 2022 at 2:13 am

    Hi a late contribution but when flatting the sole shouldn’t you of had the blade in and retracted incase the plane flexes when you do tension it up?

  5. LanguageNerd on September 22, 2022 at 2:15 am

    Lol yeees 🧐😂😂

  6. wildrandomness on September 22, 2022 at 2:17 am

    Hello! Why do I comment before watching the whole thing? Hahaha

  7. Keith Chamberlain on September 22, 2022 at 2:17 am

    Y ou got ripped off. I would have sent it back and demanded what I paid for. Inexcusable.

  8. A. G. on September 22, 2022 at 2:21 am

    Make an asmr Video with the sound 🙂

  9. Roy BAILEY on September 22, 2022 at 2:23 am

    You still need to put some work into the Lie Nielsen version.

  10. Bellsab on September 22, 2022 at 2:28 am

    I hope you went back and complained about the false advertising, to at least get some money back!
    Also ASMR violin making needs to be a future video (Bonus points for cat involvement too!)

  11. randal flagg on September 22, 2022 at 2:28 am

    It’s the same thing as the baym, made by the same ‘Quansheng’ factory at least.
    They sell under a few names in europe and as woodriver in the US.
    Iv’e got a couple and think they are excellent for the price.

  12. wildrandomness on September 22, 2022 at 2:33 am

    I have no need for that yet but I want one. Jeeeeezzzz me and my easily excitable brain. Brain goes "ooh new stuff to learn!"

  13. J_ Ivory on September 22, 2022 at 2:33 am

    It’s kinda satisfying when it slides to the wood with ‘whooosh’ sound. lol

  14. Ja Nee on September 22, 2022 at 2:34 am

    Bought this one too(16-12) adjustable mouth version. (shop brand :dictum)
    The edges are little bit sharp.
    A file and some 1000 grid sandpaper will remove it.
    The mouth had some small burs.
    Again same sandpaper
    The blade isn’t very sharp. So use their free sharpening service when you order any dictum brand planes/scissels.
    The blade is 99,9%straight.
    Yep,same sandpaper
    My extra blade is sharpened to 30 degrees (max) and extremely sharp, used their free service on this one. That’s how I know the difference.
    The sole is 99.95% flat
    It has some very minor dents 2cm behind the mouth. These dents are on both sides and 1,5cm long 6mm wide and 0,01mm deep.
    It’s about 730gr, 20cm long 5cm wide.
    This little beauty costs just under 80 euro

  15. Kevin Yeoh on September 22, 2022 at 2:35 am

    Nice review video. Perhaps you should keep the blade and cap prior flattening the base as you want to preserve its tension. Just retract the blade to its safe position.

  16. Pedro on September 22, 2022 at 2:38 am

    I do zero handiwork but stuff like this is still cool to watch. Love how the blade glides across the wood after you clean it up

  17. BARNEZY44 _ on September 22, 2022 at 2:39 am

    You have been had my friend this is why you read the reviews and pay by PayPal

  18. Patrick Howie on September 22, 2022 at 2:40 am

    An ASMR channel with planing wood or chiseling joinery would be amazing. Probably not enough money or views in it to make the wood and tools worthwhile sadly

  19. LanguageNerd on September 22, 2022 at 2:43 am

    Lol that beginning was a deja vu trip 😂😂

  20. Darth Schumy on September 22, 2022 at 2:43 am

    What you bought is a factory seconds Luban, sold by a dodgy seller that always show up on retailers like eBay, AliExpress, Amazon, etc.. If you had actually bought that Luban through a proper retailer (which might not be possible if you live in Nth America), you wouldn’t have gotten those "sloppy seconds" problems, which you then had to fix and it also would have been half the price. It’s the risk you take with a shitty retailer you bought through, so know better next time and you’ve paid dearly for that. That said, the blade you had to hone is not actually a "sloppy seconds" problem; that is a deliberate and sensible intention when buying Luban products. All you had to do was a simple 30 second honing and you ended up overkilling it (by grinding) ironically.

    In the end you’ve ended up with something far better than LN or Veritas, (after fixing those "sloppy seconds" issues) because the cutting steel in Luban blades is not crappy PMV11 or A2 disasters – it’s a true high carbon blade. You’ve ended up with something far better, as we saw ultimately (despite mostly inappropriate thicker shavings). The Luban blade ironcially hid your plane setup flaws, but we can see what this tool could potentially be (nonetheless), once it’s finally/ideally setup. I think you know you’ve now got a winner (that’s far better than a LN or Veritas) and you are still yet to truely discover this. This was a fun video to watch and thanks. Have fun!

    P.S. Another irony is: even when a purchased Luban is a "sloppy seconds", it’s still can be a fracking awesome ultimate tool (as has been hinted at here).

  21. jollie2409 Jollie2409 on September 22, 2022 at 2:49 am

    I might sound stupid, but what is the utility of the rabbet block plane?
    Ps: is Ash tired to play with your tools?😂

  22. Ja Nee on September 22, 2022 at 2:50 am

    Aliexpres sells everything that didn’t pass QC
    At best its b grade

  23. robin alexander on September 22, 2022 at 2:50 am

    It amazes me that people such as your self think a hand plane has to have a super flat soul to get good square flat results, when the manufacturing plant made your plane it’s ground to approximately ( .04 mm ) Plenty flat for the job. If you have honed your blade well and some people can’t but if you can then, set blade in and set it correctly, no problems. I have this plane and many of Luban planes. Your nit picking. The screw on the side of the Lie Nielson is for the nick blade not an adjustable mouth.

  24. TheKeef98 on September 22, 2022 at 2:53 am

    I have something simillar but made of wood (vintage one). My grandfather was a carpenter so I borrowed some things to work on my projects. I think that I should buy better one.
    P.S. Where is your cat?

  25. Roy BAILEY on September 22, 2022 at 2:58 am

    I thought it was a rebate plane , not a Rabbit plane , for cutting rebates in wood , not Rabbit’s 🐇🐰 Hahaha lol 😆🤣🤣😂😆

  26. Roy BAILEY on September 22, 2022 at 2:58 am

    It’s a Rebate plane and doesn’t have an adjustable mouth , I have the Lie Nielsen version and they don’t have an adjustable mouth only on the block plane version’s .

  27. grant williams on September 22, 2022 at 2:58 am

    The general consensus is that when you flatten the bottom of a plane you want to make sure you have the lever cap set taught and the blade retracted. The tension of the cap is supposed to bend the plane and you want to flatten it in the same state you use it in.

  28. settebello28 on September 22, 2022 at 2:59 am

    hi, i have a Luban standard block plane and Lie-Nielsen 60 1/2 low angle and its the same quality, the diference is the blade steel but both cuts very well, in fact the price is really the diference.