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Krenov shoulder plane

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Project by parkerdude posted 1723 days ago 3660 views 9 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have had a strong desire to learn how to make wooden hand planes. After a few false attempts I went through a redesign and got things going.

If you’d like to see more, check-out my first blog

http://lumberjocks.com/parkerdude/blog

thanks for looking.

-- dust control





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Karson

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#1 posted 1723 days ago

Very nice we had a class on making these at our Mason Dixon Woodworkers club this year.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Rob W

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#2 posted 1722 days ago

very cool!

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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seandietrich

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#3 posted 1588 days ago

Very nice looking plane. Did you get this out of the Whelan book? You don’t see many people build the often overlooked shoulder plane. Think I am going to give it a crack. The plane looks stunning!

-- "Unless workmanship comes to be understood and appreciated for the art it is, our environment will lose much of the quality it still retains." -- David Pye

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parkerdude

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#4 posted 1587 days ago

Thanks seandietrich,

I was inspired by a metal infill plane from Popular Woodworking several years ago, but I couldn’t find materials in the price range that interested me (cheap), so I turned to the materials that I had on hand. The old chisel blade came to mind when I tried to sharpen by hand and realized how hard the steel was.

I probably don’t have over $1.00 in the materials, but with all the design time I might have 3 – 4 hours total. It was a lot of fun, I learned a lot, and the next one won’t take as long to design and build.

Thanks again for looking, and commenting.

later,

-- dust control

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Dennisgrosen

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#5 posted 1526 days ago

niice little plane , liked you reused a chiesel for it
I have allso looked at your blog about it
thank´s for sharing it with us
deffently one of those tools I will try in the future
I need a shoulderplane not that I can´t use the
parring cheisel but I think it make it a little easyer

Dennis

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1526 days ago

Very nice plane

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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YoungestSon

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#7 posted 1332 days ago

Sound like a fun learing experience. I am sure you will put the plane to good use.

-- Don - Rochester, NY

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