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Bench Utilities #3: Shooting board and planning stop

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Blog entry by mpmitche posted 1224 days ago 1312 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I have now added a few more bench hooking utilities to my list. Here is my shooting board that I plan to use to trim end grain. The board has about 14” of landing which should be plenty.

And here is a little planning stop that has alredy come in handy for planning and for chisel work

-- Mike, Western New York



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swirt

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#1 posted 1224 days ago

Nice simple bench aids, and the planing stop can double as a sawing bench hook if you need it to.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#2 posted 1223 days ago

Thanks for the comments. The biggest problem I have is that the shooting board revealed that I don’t have any planes with sides square to the sole. This little block and my #4 are close, the others are way off!

-- Mike, Western New York

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