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Double sided rabbet plane

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Project by HansR posted 05-19-2015 08:05 PM 1712 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

To make small rabbets I build this unique plane.
Needed small rabbets for bottoms of boxes or drawers.
The rabbets are at most 0.25” deep and 0.25” wide.
Since I can plane with both sides of the plane i can simply plane both board sides with one plane.
Wood is from scrap maple and white ash, blade 1”, 40 deg bed angle.





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#1 posted 05-19-2015 09:52 PM

Great plane Hans, congratulations!

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#2 posted 05-19-2015 10:21 PM

Slick.
The penny makes a good striking pin too, for fine adjustments.

I like it, welcome to LJ.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#3 posted 05-20-2015 12:34 AM

Lovely little plane, got to love that one.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 05-20-2015 12:50 AM

Nice little plane, getting the hang of tuning and setting them?
Pennies hard to find out here in Alberta, That’s why Kiefer uses Dollars smallest change anyone carries! LOL
Well guess that will change real soon when them NDPers get in gear, could be worse, could’ve been Liberals!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#5 posted 05-20-2015 09:29 AM

Clever solution. Thank for sharing!

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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#6 posted 05-20-2015 11:47 AM

Brilliant

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#7 posted 05-20-2015 04:23 PM

What a great idea! Simple and useful! Thanks for posting!

-- Glen, Pennsylvania, Colossians 3:23 "Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men."

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#8 posted 05-20-2015 05:15 PM

Gets my vote too. Nice job!

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#9 posted 05-20-2015 10:30 PM

Sweet!

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#10 posted 06-01-2015 11:14 PM

Thanks to all of you for your kind comments.

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