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Wedged Planing Support

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Blog entry by Marty Backe posted 04-01-2014 08:14 AM 1335 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In this video I show how wedges can be used to make an adjustable planing support.

A planing support extends your workbench so that you can hang a cabinet, drawer, etc. off your workbench in such a way that you have solid support underneath the case/drawer side, needed for effective planing (and sanding).

http://youtu.be/P4MpWudwwmE



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Sylvain

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#1 posted 04-01-2014 11:27 AM

If I remember well, in on eof his post, C.Schwarz was advocating split top overhang to work on cabinets and drawers.
As an alternative, I had seen the above technique but with only a single support board.
This two (wedged) support board is simple and adaptable to any cabinet/drawer size.
Furthermore, the drawer/cabinet is more or less locked without further clamping.

Great idea.

-- Sylvain, Brussels, Belgium, Europe - The more I learn, the more there is to learn

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#2 posted 04-02-2014 01:33 AM

Great idea, going to come in handy for me. Thanks for showing.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#3 posted 04-02-2014 07:51 PM

A brilliant exposure to the obvious. Why is common sense so difficult?
I’ve gotta set up for that system.
Many thanks.
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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