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Blog series by mafe updated 06-30-2017 11:35 PM 5 parts 78070 reads 63 comments total

Part 1: Hand plane DIY convex (Krenov style)

01-26-2011 01:17 AM by mafe | 12 comments »

Hand plane DIY convex.Or Mike meets Mads style… Our dear Mike (Stefang), started a ‘master class here on LJ, a blog on how to make a traditional Nordic bucket, and part of this class was ‘making a convex hand plane’, so this was why I did it. Thank you Mike!Also it was a dream for me, a dream to make my own hand plane, not that I needed one, but to prove to myself I could, and in the future be able to make special purpose planes when needed. Since I’m a bad...

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Part 2: Hand plane DIY convex (Krenov style)

01-26-2011 01:53 AM by mafe | 15 comments »

Hand plane DIY convex.Or Mike meets Mads style… SECOND PART.Press here for first part. To remind you, this is what we are after. A hand plane, ‘block plane’ size, made for a rounding of 22 cm (app. 4 inch).As you can see Krenov style, and a touch of Japan, at least this was my wish… Time to make the wedge.I wanted the same wood as the plane, and had an old floorboard, that could be used.Cleaned it up, and cut it to same size as the plane iron, so I have a little slip in the ...

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Part 3: Hand plane DIY convex (Krenov style)

01-26-2011 10:11 PM by mafe | 10 comments »

Hand plane DIY convex.Or Mike meets Mads style… THIRD PART FINALE.Press here for first part.Press here for second part. To remind you, this is what we are after. A hand plane, ‘block plane’ size, made for a rounding of 22 cm (app. 4 inch).As you can see Krenov style, and a touch of Japan, at least this was my wish… This part will cover the rounding of the sole, and the finish. Last blog ended with the circle jigs made, here they are, now cut to size. Painters tape to h...

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Part 4: Hand plane, scaper planes and toothing plane ramblings...

06-29-2017 12:08 AM by mafe | 18 comments »

Hand plane DIY bloghand plane, scaper planes and toothing plane ramblings… My last blog on making handplanes was the one about the small planes , those little fellows bring plenty of smiles, both to me and guest in the shop.This time it was a need for a small scraper plane, the buy of a German toothing plane blade some time back and finally the reason I took off, was a old friend who wrote me, that she and her husband needed a small hand plane, that they can use when making arrows fo...

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Part 5: Still rambling about hand plane making...

06-30-2017 11:35 PM by mafe | 8 comments »

Hand plane DIY blogStill rambling about hand plane making… Here we go again…This is part two of the hand plane ramblings, in this part we should see both the toothing plane, two small hand planes with antique Peugeot irons, a Krenov type long block plane with a Hook iron and a toothing plane come to life. Thank you for the birthday greetings in my last post, had a wonderful day and a wee birthday party at my workshop, what more can a man ask for?. Let’s jump into th...

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