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Traditional Chinese Jack plane, part two

63 days ago by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Ok, here we go The plane had a few problems, some from the saw guy not following the lines. So, the mouth was extra big Yep, way too big, and ugly. two, the wedge was too short, allowing the iron to chatter along. First problem to fix was the mouth opening. Happen to have a cut-off from the plane build. Grain should match. Block was a bit big, and I have no resaw stuff to use. Got out the big stuff Sat the block right on the bench’s leg, and gave the big chisel a whack or two with the big hammer. First block split ok, but wasn’t wide enough for the patch. Second block was turned 90 degrees, and three whacks made a patch. The block plane did...

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