Hand-made plane

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Project by christopheralan posted 10-07-2008 02:17 AM 2022 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Started making my own tools.

-- christopheralan

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#1 posted 10-07-2008 02:20 AM

very cool….

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#2 posted 10-07-2008 03:59 AM

Wow!! What are the dimensions?

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#3 posted 10-07-2008 04:00 AM

That’s a long one! Pretty nice!

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#4 posted 10-07-2008 04:12 AM

It is around 14”. I made the blade from a steel bar, that I had around. I cut it to 45, made it sharp and built the plane around it. I ran the bottom of the plane over a V groove, so I can use it for champhering. Works great. Only thing I would change would be to lower the angle of the blade.

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#5 posted 10-07-2008 04:16 AM

Great job. Is the blade set with the bevel up or down?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#6 posted 10-07-2008 04:33 AM

I have it bevel up. Seems to be working better that way. This is the second one I made, and as soon as I finished, I was ready to make changes. This on works really well, though.

-- christopheralan

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#7 posted 10-07-2008 07:43 AM

very nice.

-- Davesfunwoodworking

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