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Project by joey posted 1968 days ago 6254 views 10 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a scraper plane I made. it works great you can read more about it on my blog

http://sleepydogwoodworking.blogspot.com/

Joey

-- Joey~~Sabina, Ohio http://sleepydogwoodworking.blogspot.com/





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BigFoot Products Canada

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#1 posted 1968 days ago

Looks really cool. Did you design that yourself?

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Julian

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#2 posted 1967 days ago

Cool idea. Does it cut real shavings or just little sliver shavings?

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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joey

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#3 posted 1967 days ago

Hi David I found the design in a Fine Woodworking book on Proven Shop Tips by Jim Richey based on their methods of work section of their magazine. It was an article on a home made wooden scraper plane by Brady C Blake from Redwood Miss, and based on his ideas I came up with a version of my own,

Julian: the plans called for the scraper the ground on a 45 then honed when I tryed this I get the shivers, when I leave the scraper square with a burr on it I get a thin shaving, I think I am going to cut a square scraper from a old saw that I make scrapers from and sharpen all four edges two sq and two on a 45 plus the saw metal is a little thicker.

Thanks for the interest I wrote more about how I build this plan on my blog if you want to check it out.

Joey

-- Joey~~Sabina, Ohio http://sleepydogwoodworking.blogspot.com/

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Tony

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#4 posted 1967 days ago

Nice one Joey

Maybe you could think about using wedges to alter the angle of attack of the scraper for different woods and conditions – I like the idea of using an old saw blade to make additional blades.

-- Tony - All things are possible, just some things are more difficult than others! - SKYPE: Heron2005 (http://www.poydatjatuolit.fi)

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sIKE

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#5 posted 1967 days ago

Looks good! I a going to add this to y to-do list….

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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WoodSpanker

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#6 posted 1967 days ago

When I first started woodworking seriously, I made a ton of my own hand tools. It was ill advised. This is a much better tool than my early attempts, just shows perhaps tool making is best reserved for the more experienced….

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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#7 posted 1967 days ago

Nice plane!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#8 posted 1662 days ago

Very nice, thanks for posting.

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