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Restoring Handplane Totes

02-01-2015 12:16 AM by poopiekat | 40 comments »

There’s lots of planes in my workshop that need a refurbished tote to make them usable. They are all projects for a later date, I keep telling myself. This is a typical tote, found on a transitional #27 on one of my hunting trips: Here’s what I do: To fix the broken horn, I first bandsaw off the stub, leaving as flat a surface as possible. Then, after confirming a nice flat surface, I select a little block of wood of similar grain, and glue it on. I keep exotic little cutoffs around, just for this reason. Simple walnut will suffice, and it rasps easily. I’ve tried bubinga, padauk, bloodwood, nahhh, don’t spend money on exotic wood unless your shoo...

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