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Maple, steel and brass shoulder plane

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Project by bbain32 posted 11-26-2015 12:51 PM 750 views 4 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had some time in the shop yesterday and decided to experiment with this type of construction.

The steel is epoxied and pinned into a shallow groove in the plane body.

Dimensions are approx. 7 3/4” long x 2 1/2” tall and slightly more than 1/2” thick with a 45deg. bed angle.

The iron I made out of an old spade bit.

The iron is too short, so it is a pain to adjust, I will have to make another one.





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#1 posted 11-28-2015 01:14 PM

Nice work, looks great & is very useful. I see what you mean about the short iron, and difficulty in adjusting. Can you weld an extension on the tang? Have fun using it.

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#2 posted 11-29-2015 05:39 PM

That’s a very nice looking shoulder plane.

-- Barry, http://BarrysWorkshop.com/

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