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Shooting board plane handle

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Project by EMFritz posted 02-13-2016 04:07 AM 1317 views 9 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a day off today and have been wanting to add a handle to my No. 6 that I use as my shooting plane. So here is the result. As usual only hand tools so I was happy to finish in one day. It is 4 pieces laminated, scraps of ash and maple. I carved the handle out of white oak to model my Stanley handle and give me some more comfort when shooting. It locks in surprisingly tight and is very comfortable. Going to add some poly to protect it in the shop. I based the design off Barry’s woodwork design but added the mortised Stanley handle rather than a straight pipe handle.





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cutmantom

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#1 posted 02-13-2016 03:15 PM

I might try this one, good idea

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#2 posted 02-13-2016 04:25 PM

Great Idea, much better than drilling holes into the plane

-- Just making sawdust

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#3 posted 02-13-2016 04:33 PM

Clever idea. wonderful execution.

-- Phil, North Carolina

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#4 posted 02-14-2016 12:06 AM

Great idea and one which will save the hand.

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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#5 posted 02-14-2016 03:06 AM

Pretty cool work-up.
Nicely done brother.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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