For the extra 25% you are going to save, i would say, get a better
lee valley sells a #80 reproduction with a few minor improvements.
check out ebay, i got a 30's-ish stanley #80 for 10$
took all of an hour to clean and tune it.
nice fine curlies,,,even for a normite, its a beautiful thing to
I'll assume from the word "plane" that the 112 is referenced.
It's fussy to set the blade depth, so expect some frustration there until
you get the kinks out. Practice on your scraps rather than your project.
Mine works fine, but gets little use since I purchased a low-angle jack
plane. If I knew then what I know now, and the low-angle had been
available then, I'd go the low and a hand-held cabinet scraper.
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