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Project by JuniorJoiner posted 1701 days ago 4017 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

here are pics of some tools made at inside passage school over the past few months. not all were made by me, and some I have made are on others benches, as it seems usual for us to make tools to give to others.
having the ability to make custom planes or tools for the job at hand is some of the first skills taught at this school.

the diagonal sticks in the last pic are great for checking square and i have made a few different sizes.
the few pieces of cocobolo and rosewood I brought with me to school seem to be finding good service as tools and planes.

-- Junior -Quality is never an accident-it is the reward for the effort involved.





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 1701 days ago

Good job, what is the 3rd picture?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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JuniorJoiner

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#2 posted 1701 days ago

it is a shop made bevel gauge. african blackwood and a brass screw.
sometimes a really small one is needed.

-- Junior -Quality is never an accident-it is the reward for the effort involved.

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Tim Dahn

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#3 posted 1700 days ago

Looks like a nice set of tools, and hand made! Where did you get the blades? specifically the plane blades, they look so thick. Sounds like a great school, the knowledge to make tools is something you will use often.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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#4 posted 1700 days ago

nice set of tools
great job one them

Dennis

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JuniorJoiner

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#5 posted 1699 days ago

the plane blades are hock Irons, great blades once you get them lapped properly and sharpened. O1 steel.

The chisels are O1 steel, Starrett sells it in lengths. just cut and shape it for your needs, then heat treat it.

-- Junior -Quality is never an accident-it is the reward for the effort involved.

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goldenhands

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#6 posted 1670 days ago

Nice work man :)

-- The way I work - the way I live. goldenhands

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#7 posted 1670 days ago

They all look great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 1472 days ago

The self made tools are very nicely done. You have a lot of skill.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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jc066

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#9 posted 893 days ago

That Cocobolo looks somewhat familiar, but I can’t seem to place it…..

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