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Project by oldwoodchuck posted 04-27-2015 01:16 AM 934 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

hi to all .i am a first time poster and wanted to show some of my recent projects. 1st pic is a 8 in smoother with adj. for blade and mouth. plane is cherry wood with walnut sides.second is 4×6 box from unknown wood, third is a 3×3 mahogany patterned box. 4th is a radio style box -mahogany and oak . 5th is a small robot – made 4 pcs for grand kids. last is a patchwork box made from offcuts of several different woods





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 04-27-2015 02:17 AM

Some very interesting and cool projects you have. Looks like a lot of fun in the shop. Cool robot.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 04-27-2015 03:29 AM

Great collection, and welcome! The smoother looks great.

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#3 posted 04-27-2015 07:23 AM

Nice work mate, I like the plane!

-- "These are my principles. And if you don't like them, I have others." ... Cheers, David from Sydney Australia

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#4 posted 04-27-2015 01:59 PM

Nice work there, happy grand kids.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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#5 posted 04-28-2015 07:26 PM

Nice work on the plane. I’m curious about the blade adjustment mechanism and how you adjust the mouth. Any chance we could get a few more pics?

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#6 posted 04-30-2015 02:11 PM

Some nice projects you posted but a few more pictures od the details would be nice .
The plane looks very interesting and I also like your boxes as they are quite different in design .
The shop helpers for the kids are neat also .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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oldwoodchuck

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#7 posted 04-30-2015 03:08 PM

hi guys , imgoing to post pics soon showing how plane adjusters are made . the blade adj is just a treaded rod with a wing nut in a groove in blade bed -top wing is filed to fit square hole in buck bros blade. wing nut threads are filed down to stay upright and is kept in place by a rounded nut above and below. an epoxied jam nut holds adj knob in place. a nut embedded in top of plane allows spin . there is some back lash but you know when blade is staeting to move.

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#8 posted 04-30-2015 03:38 PM

to kiefer, for lack of a better term lets call them band saw inlay boxes- take a piece of wood 4 times as thick and one fourth the size of the finished top add thin strips ,say one eighth wide but same thickness as block- cut through block – glue in , add a contrasting piece to a corner etc.band saw into 4 equal flat pieces ,lay them out facing each other and bam you have a geo metric pattern . glue and sand. by the way you will need to resquare block as it gets deformed from strips etc added to it. hope i explained it well enough. don

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