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Blog entry by nobuckle posted 725 days ago 3129 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Okay, this is yet another update on the James Kellogg Jack Plane restoration. This time I’m making the tote. One of my concerns is that the tote may break if any side pressure is applied. I’m kicking around the idea of adding a drilling a hole through the handle and reinforcing it with a dowel. What do you think? Ayway, here is what I have so far;

The pattern

The rough shape

Fitted to the plane

Just a closer look

Thanks for looking.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"



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Roger

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#1 posted 725 days ago

Looks like it was supposed to fit just like that. Very good

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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KOVA

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#2 posted 725 days ago

QUEDÓ PERFECTO DOUG!!!!!!
UTILIZASTE CEDRO??

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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mafe

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#3 posted 724 days ago

Looks just perfect to me.
Look forward to see the result.
I made a blog some time ago about restoring of a old Jack, you might be able to use some details about finish there.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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nobuckle

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#4 posted 724 days ago

Thanks for the encouragement and helpful suggestions.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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