Hand Tools Archive

Subject:
Yep. "Closet horns" are like that

Jim Matthews
"Interestingly enough, the two planes that I found with bad problems - twist without much wear, and really low toe and high mouth - neither had much use. I wouldn't be surprised if they had little use because they were confusing to a user."

Young sax players fall into the predictable trap of pursuing vintage horn, as if there's some magic baked into the ancient lacquer. Bright and shiny horns over 75 years old stayed that way because they dint git played.

RatRods parallel this - they look that way because they were driven daily.

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