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Hand plane restoring #1: Tote Making Process pictorial!

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Blog entry by jchomme posted 02-06-2010 10:59 PM 3762 reads 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is a pictorial process that I go through to make Stanley sized totes. Any questions are welcome!

















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John Gray

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#1 posted 02-06-2010 11:05 PM

Beautiful job!!!!!! Thanks for posting this.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#2 posted 02-06-2010 11:50 PM

IT turuned out great.

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#3 posted 02-06-2010 11:59 PM

Great tutorial, I got to start doing that….

-- The things I make may be for others, but how I make them is for me.

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Jim

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#4 posted 02-07-2010 03:14 AM

I’ve been meaning to do this for the two I need to restore. Nice pictorial, and nice totes! Where did you get that blueprint from? I checked Lee Valley’s site but didn’t seem to find it.

-- -- Jim - Kokomo, Indiana

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#5 posted 02-07-2010 03:17 AM

Nice job

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

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jchomme

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#6 posted 02-07-2010 04:35 AM

I downloaded a bunch from the LV site. I found them through google images . Make sure to select ”none” for page scaling on the print prompt. Alot of the time this is set to ”reduce to printer margins

for #2’s
http://www.leevalley.com/html/16j4010j.pdf

for #3-4’s
http://www.leevalley.com/html/16j4010k.pdf

for #5 and above
http://www.leevalley.com/html/16j4010l.pdf

veritas totes:

http://www.leevalley.com/html/16j4010c.pdf
http://www.leevalley.com/html/16j4010d.pdf
http://www.leevalley.com/html/16j4010g.pdf

Hope this helps.

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#7 posted 02-07-2010 04:46 AM

Great Post thanks for the plans…Blkcherry

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