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Project by August McCormick Lehman III posted 08-04-2014 03:40 PM 2025 views 4 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first project measurement came from LN package
I use baltic birch for the base.
And use lyptus for fence and guide.
Did not have 1/2 ply had to glue to 1/4 to make it up.

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#1 posted 08-04-2014 03:49 PM

Looks good, August.

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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#2 posted 08-04-2014 03:58 PM

looks great. Should be a good shooting board. I still need to make a better one for myself

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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#3 posted 08-04-2014 04:13 PM

TWITA. Nice job humbre. keep em coming.

-- Router รจ ancora il mio nome.

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#4 posted 08-04-2014 04:14 PM

Nicely done, August!

-- God bless, Candy

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#5 posted 08-04-2014 04:43 PM

Sweet setup.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#6 posted 08-04-2014 04:56 PM

Looks great, August!
I wouldn’t have thought of Baltic ply…but I WILL now! :)

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#7 posted 08-04-2014 06:02 PM

Whats this used for?it looks well made!

#8 posted 08-04-2014 06:18 PM

Thanks Todd

Thanks Moss

Thanks Router

Thanks CF

Thanks SAS

Terry my man yeah I know it’s a single shooter LOL

Ashe glad you join LJ welcome
Here is a pic of it in action

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#9 posted 08-04-2014 07:38 PM



Whats this used for?it looks well made!

- ashe

It’s a shooting board, used to square up edges and such. The plane rides against a fence and the wood you are squaring is placed against a fence, which are 90 degrees perpendicular to one another, making squaring up your work easy and accurate.

Nice work August!

-- Rob - Indianapolis IN - Learning... one mistake at a time...

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#10 posted 08-04-2014 09:02 PM

Looks great. I need to build a new one (first attempt was before I had ever even used a shoot board). I hope you don’t mind if I borrow some inspiration. :)

-- I measured once, cut twice, and its still too short...

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#11 posted 08-04-2014 09:10 PM

Excellent shooting board August, great job!

#12 posted 08-04-2014 10:00 PM



Looks great. I need to build a new one (first attempt was before I had ever even used a shoot board). I hope you don t mind if I borrow some inspiration. :)

- John


Hey go right ahead I’m not a woodworker
I’m just a wannabe
I use the LN measurements
Let me know if you can’t find it I’ll fax over the drawings
Thanks for looking

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#13 posted 08-04-2014 10:01 PM



Excellent shooting board August, great job!

- waho6o9


Thanks bud
I’m trying to really get in this handtools stuff

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#14 posted 08-04-2014 10:51 PM

Man, you’ve got a fancy shooting plane to go with your fancy board.
Great setup – not familiar with lyptus, I’m guessing it’s some variation of eucalyptus? Is that a regional wood?

#15 posted 08-04-2014 11:28 PM

Thanks colonel
The board is seeing lots of action already
Here I intentionally left it long

Angle the wood for a small chamfer
And then flip it over so the chamfer is up against the wood fence and then shoot away


And I show here a very small chamfer

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