Re: Build your own cabinets
While I am an advocate of buying top quality tools, I would weigh the necessity and amount of use that a plane is going to get against the cost/quality. There are decent planes available that won't break the bank and still perform admirably. I would also tend to lean towards the brass model over steel because of the rust issue, which even when maintained and kept in a relatively moisture free environment steel will tend to rust.
I suffer from CDO ... Its like OCD, but in alphabetical order, LIKE IT SHOULD BE!!!