I’ve been looking to grow my hand plane collection for almost a year. A Stanley #6 kinda satisfied my tastes, I don’t make a lot of large projects, and nice Stanley #7’s and #8’s usually command premium prices. This #6 s...
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Location: University City (St. Louis)
Prefers handtools, likes to listen to the radio while woodworking. I like making furniture, don't have the time or space right now. Small projects until then.
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|replied on||Miter joints on a keepsake box - how to reinforce the joint, other than a key/spline?||18 days ago|
|commented on||Mobile Base With A Twist||313 days ago|
|replied on||Screws - Coarse vs Fine Threads||322 days ago|
|commented on||Modified New Yankee Workshop Workbench||349 days ago|
|commented on||workbench||364 days ago|
|commented on||krenov style jointer plane||385 days ago|
|commented on||CHALLENGE||387 days ago|
|commented on||HARLEY DAVIDSON PLAQUE||388 days ago|
|added project||Mini Block Plane||388 days ago|
|replied on||Was - RE:Looking for a SAFE way to rip thin strips on a Radial Arm Saw||388 days ago|
|commented on||Picture frame clamp||393 days ago|
|commented on||Bench Top Bench||403 days ago|
|commented on||17' Cedar Kayak||404 days ago|
|added blog entry||Finding the right hand plane||404 days ago|
|commented on||Walnut End Grain Block||406 days ago|
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Hi Everyone, I decided to remake my shooting board because my first try left a little to be desired. I wanted more accuracy and I didn’t have the ability to shoot 45° mitres. I started with some reclaimed 3/4” common plywood and ...
I wanted to try my hand at making hand planes, the shop needs several. Struggling with the design concept, I bought a book “Making Traditional Wooden Planes” by John M. Whelan, it was no novel but a good source of wood plane design info. It’s w...