Id like to take issue with pricing. Ive added other lie nielsen tools to my bench and each offers the same excellence as my first.
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Lie nielsen block plane review. I received my new lee valley nx60 block plane a few days ago. The current price for the lie nielsen 60 12 block plane is 165. The veritas lee valley low angle block plane is 139.
The lee valley plane plane has extremely accurate machining on itso does. Lie nielsen rabbet block plane with nickers awesome. I dont think that a price difference of 26 should be an important factor.
Based in maine the family owned company has been manufacturing high quality woodworking tools since 1981. This low angle block plane is one i keep at hand for almost all projects great on end grain chamfering and cleaning up through tenons. Comes sharp out of the box and takes an edge with ease.
I also tested a stanley 15 adjustable mouth low angle block plane that i bought new about 30 years ago. Lie nielsen low angle adjustable mouth block plane 60 12 if youre in the market for a high end block plane lie nielsen is a brand that has an exceptional reputation. Today i took it out to the shop and compared it to my lie nielsen 60 12 adjustable mouth block plane.
All 3 planes have the same low angle iron degree. If you are against inferior material and lower quality then look no further than lie nielsen for true american craftsmanship. Ive posted a review of this hand plane on my blog check it out if youre interested.
10 29 2011 0527 am by semmons23 5 comments. Both the ln and lv planes represent a long term investment so resale value in my opinion shouldnt be considered.
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