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Project by Woodson59 posted 04-29-2015 07:27 AM 1378 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well originally I was practicing hand cut dovetails and decided, instead of just practicing on scrap, to make a utilitarian piece. If I was going to make all the cuts, might as well be for something useful. So It started to just be a shelf and then decided I really had been wanting a plane ramp and tool chest. The doors are soon to come, hopefully. There’s a reason I didn’t include any of the pictures of the side of the cabinet, but by the time I was done with the drawers my dovetails had improved. It’s all just birch ply, I edge banded it and put some dark walnut danish oil on it





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#1 posted 04-29-2015 08:39 AM

Well done looks great. Enjoy!

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#2 posted 04-29-2015 11:37 AM

Nice plane till, Woodson! What will you put in the little openings above the smoothers? Welcome to LumberJocks! Thanks for sharing.

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#3 posted 04-29-2015 04:00 PM

Very nice work!

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#4 posted 04-29-2015 06:11 PM

That is really cool. Great job and welcome to LJs

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#5 posted 04-29-2015 07:29 PM

Thank yal!
At the moment the upper cubbies above the planes store screws and dowel boxes, but the dividers slide out and I hope a scrub plane and rabbet show up soon

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#6 posted 04-30-2015 01:44 AM

Looks great, never seen a side way plane till before. Is the small mone a No.3?

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#7 posted 04-30-2015 02:03 PM

I saw the sideways somewhere and I like the idea of the blade not resting on the cabinet. I know my cabinet is out of birch ply, but I’d rather not nick it up with constant use, and this way the blade doesn’t have to touch if you’re careful

The small one is a block plane. It’s a cheap version, on the verge of being trash, but I spent way too long tuning it up.

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#8 posted 05-01-2015 05:17 PM

It’s look beautiful.

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