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Hock Replacement Plane Irons

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Hock Tools | Irons and Cap Irons for Stanley Bench Planes
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Code: EE-110.XX
 For Stanley No. 3 (1 3/4" wide) ($37.95) In Stock
 For Stanley No. 4,5 (2" wide) ($39.95) Sold Out
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 For Stanley No. 4 1/2,5 1/2,6,7 (2 3/8" wide) ($41.95) In Stock
 For Stanley No. 8 (2 5/8" wide) ($45.95) In Stock
 A2 blade for Stanley No. 3 (1 3/4" wide) ($49.95) In Stock
 A2 blade for Stanley No. 4,5 (2" wide) ($50.95) In Stock
 A2 blade for Stanley No. 4 1/2,5 1/2,6,7 (2 3/8" wide) ($51.95) In Stock
 A2 blade for Stanley No. 8 (2 5/8" wide) ($52.95) In Stock
Ron Hock was the first person to offer replacement blades for Stanley planes that improved on the original. His blades are a lot thicker than the originals, and are harder, better, and flatter. Do what I do: keep your original blades in a safe place to maintain collectability, then get a Hock blade to make your planing easier.

We have been stocking Ron’s regular high carbon steel blades for years but now we are pleased to also offer his new “A2" blades. The major issue with A2, according to some woodworkers, is that the blades don’t seem to get as sharp are high carbon blades. That may be marginally true. But in my experience, the A2 edge retention so good that even if the blade’s original, pristine sharpness isn’t the equal of high carbon (and I certainly can’t tell), the blade life is so long that it makes all the world of difference. I say this as someone who just built a workbench and dressed all the wood by hand, mostly with a #7 Bedrock with a Hock A2 blade! A2 Blades go on for a long, long time between sharpenings.
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Love this blade!
By: Ben West (Feb, 2021)
I bought the A2 blade for my Stanley no. 5 and it is now an entirely different plan. I find myself grabbing it for over my other planes. A2 steel is the way to go if you want to reducie sharpening.
I own this product.
Exceptional quality
By: Randy G (Aug, 2018)
This is my first Hock iron (O1 steel for an old Stanley 4 1/2) and I am very impressed. I got the back flat and mirror polished in under 10 minutes. The 30 degree bevel must be slightly hollow because I got a razor edge using an 8000 stone freehand in about one minute. I had to shorten the cap iron screw (on the grinder) because it protruded enough to interfere with the lever cap, but that was easy. Most important, the hefty Hock iron and cap iron make this old Stanley perform like a $300+ plane.
I own this product.
By: Harvey H Kimsey (Jan, 2018)
The edge retention on the A2 irons is amazing. I have one in a Stanley #4 that I use as a scrub plane and once it’s sharp it stays sharp for hours of use.
I own this product.
No . 4.5.blade
By: Ralph pavero (Jul, 2015)
I would like to say thank you the blade I bought was perfect it took only about5 min. To flatten and then polished it's nice to know there's still quality in the usa

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