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Convert a Smoothing Plane to a Scrub Plane

12-17-2017 06:44 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

In just a few easy steps you can take an extra smoothing plane and turn it into a scrub plane. This is a simple process and adds a new plane to your already great collection. Hit that subscribe button.

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Make a Moxon Benchtop Bench - Part 2

05-30-2017 12:03 PM by Daniel Solowiej | 6 comments »

Hello everyone! In this second part of the built of my Moxon benchtop bench, I share with you the gluing of the parts, the beveling of dog holes using a gouge, the shaped of the fixing lugs, the placement of the threaded rods, and the built of the front jaw. Beveling of dog holes using a gouge, instead a power router or other method, it’s really simple and quick.As all in wood, you must understand the grain direction, and think that the gouge will be in four basic position...

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Make a Moxon Benchtop Bench - Part 1

05-19-2017 10:05 PM by Daniel Solowiej | 11 comments »

Hello everyone ! Today I share with you the first part of making a Moxon Benchtop bench.This is a project in process, done exclusively with hand tools from the beginning to the end, whose objective is to have a solid and transportable bench, to use standing, sitting and on the floor, with a Moxon vice and dog holes.I am also planning to build the dogs too, at the end of the project, we will see if I succeed.In this Part 1, the wood chosen to build it is “guayubirá” (Patagonula ame...

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Old-Timey Woodworking #5: Build a Roubo Workbench from construction lumber- and learn to use it!

10-02-2014 07:38 PM by StumpyNubs | 15 comments »

Old Timey Woodworking with Stumpy Nubs is back! Nearly a year after the first part of the 2X6 lumber Roubo Workbench build, the second part is here! In this episode we flatten the top with hand planes, learn about woodworking vises and a whole lot more! LINKS: Plans for the workbench Stumpy's article about woodworking vises Video about making a scrub plane The face vise Stumpy used The end vise Stumpy used The workbench wheels (Friend us on facebook, follow us on Twi...

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Progress of a self taught cabinet maker #7: Dulling Planes and Scraper Shaves

05-12-2011 05:12 AM by RGtools | 4 comments »

It’s been awhile since I have made any sort of update here so I wanted to say a bit of what I was up to. But first and ode to one of the unsung heroes in my shop. !https://s3.amazonaws.com/vs-lumberjocks.com/ll2ang9.jpg! This lovely little plane just does not get enough credit. The mouth is wide, it has no chip breaker, the sole is almost flat, the sides are dented beyond all repair and yet without this little guy I could not work the way I do. As you can see I have never used th...

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Bragging #2: Stanley #40 Scrub Plane

12-17-2010 05:14 AM by brianl | 4 comments »

As part of my $175 bench project I did a big glue-up of Douglas Fir boards. Over twenty boards went into the top and due to an oversight on my behalf I ended up bowing the top. In order to level it all out, I needed to take off a fair amount of material. I started to do just that with my number 5 jack plane but I quickly realized how daunting the task was. I knew I needed a better tool to tackle this beast of a problem.I started looking around for a number 40 scrub plane. After going thr...

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Scrub Plane Camber Calculator

11-21-2010 04:07 PM by TheGravedigger | 2 comments »

After my recent Little Good Pieces post, “Scrub Plane on the Cheap”, I received a comment by Swirt from Timber Frame Tools. It had some great info, and I’d like to repost a portion of it here for those that don’t read my blog or its comments: “Good article Robert. I’ve been using a No5 as a scrub for a long time and it works well. To get the most out of any given scrub, the amount of curve can be optimized without too much trouble. The recommendation of 3″ r...

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New Little Good Pieces blog post: "Scrub Plane on the Cheap"

11-18-2010 06:18 PM by TheGravedigger | 3 comments »

There’s a new Little Good Pieces blog post: “Scrub Plane on the Cheap”. Read about how I converted a beater No. 4 to a scrub plane: http://littlegoodpieces.wordpress.com/2010/11/18/scrub-plane-on-the-cheap/

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Working a Slab by Hand

04-27-2010 05:41 PM by davemoorefurniture | 30 comments »

If you have ever had material that is too large for your machines, fear not. In this video I demonstrate how I use a set of planes to achieve a time honored technique by flattening, thicknessing, and joining a live-edge, cherry table top. I hope you enjoy and please feel free to give me feedback so that I may improve in both my woodworking and video abilities.

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A trip to Lie Nielsen...

08-11-2008 08:29 AM by ShannonRogers | 13 comments »

The following is excerpted from my blog, The Renaissance Woodworker. I hope you enjoy it. We had less than perfect weather this year in Maine and while it made for bad kayaking and sun bathing, it was great for a pilgrimage to Warren, ME. Just up the road from the world famous Moody's diner you see that telltale red roof come into view. When you first step through the door into the showroom, you cannot help but take a deep breath and sigh. It is a beautiful showroom done in all h...

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