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Adjustable shoulder plane iron, made from an old spade drill (Bonus track)

1192 days ago by mafe | 20 comments »

Adjustable shoulder plane iron, made from an old spade drillBecause I had to try! Ok I know some of you will say ‘he finally lost it’, and you might be right!I have no reason to make this plane iron at all, I simply had to try! Ever since I read that you could make a plane iron from a spade drill I had this tempting thought to do it, but not just to do it, but improve it so it would become adjustable also. Here we go! I set up a good 12 mm spade drill in my metal vice....

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Low angel shoulder plane DIY (Div style plane) #2: Making a blade from another plane iron.

1192 days ago by mafe | 16 comments »

Low angel shoulder planeMaking a blade from another plane iron. This is the second part of the blog, in last part the plane body was made. This is where we will end, Div’s shoulder plane on top, then mine and finally what this part is about; the plane iron. Since I have a handful of block plane irons I got for next to nothing, I will ‘kill’ one of these.Measure the width of your shoulder plane and add a little for later tuning (I added 1mm).Draw this on your plane ...

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