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Making an Infill Pocket Plane #1: Introduction

07-01-2014 01:47 PM by Ripthorn | 6 comments »

It’s been a while since I’ve made a plane, and recently I decided I should start one. This one is going to be what I am calling a pocket plane. It is smaller than a standard block plane, with the idea being that often I want to put a chamfer on a piece or smooth down a very small area and a regular block plane is too large. This one is not my original design, it is a blatant rip off of Malcolm MacPherson’s mouse plane (pictures make the name self explanatory). I drew up some plans from the one picture on his website and decided to give them a go. If this goes well, I’ll also do another prototype on the CNC to make sure the program works. If that goes well, I&#...

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