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Setting up my shop #3: The planes are on the wall.

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Blog entry by CoolDavion posted 1695 days ago 2341 reads 3 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: French cleat /hammer time. Part 3 of Setting up my shop series Part 4: After a long delay ... some progress »

After reading a lot of different options about how to store your planes (on there sole, on their side, blade in, blade out, etc) here is what I came up with:
Planes

Here is the holder, basically two platforms on opposite ends of a cleat, edged with pieces of lattice
Plane Holder

As you can see I sized the platforms to be short of the blade opening. Both platforms are the same size so that I don’t need to place the plane the same direction every time.
Plane Holder Detail

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#1 posted 1695 days ago

Nice work!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#2 posted 1695 days ago

Fantastic Idea. You did a great job on figuring that out. Great ingenuity. Well done.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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