Small Shoulder Plane

  • Advertise with us
Project by Philip Edwards posted 09-18-2007 08:39 AM 15013 views 38 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi Folks
This is a plane a customer requested – a shoulder plane with a 10mm width. The timber is Santos Rosewood and it has a solid brass sole. This plane is tiny, measuring 140mm long and 45mm tall. It is a little delicate but works perfectly.
I found working on such a small scale quite enjoyable (if a little nerve-wracking!)
Hope you like,

25 comments so far

View Don's profile


2603 posts in 4113 days

#1 posted 09-18-2007 10:04 AM

Exceptional, Phil.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

View Robb's profile


660 posts in 3870 days

#2 posted 09-18-2007 11:23 AM

You do beautiful work, Phil. I’m impressed!

-- Robb

View Thos. Angle's profile

Thos. Angle

4444 posts in 3898 days

#3 posted 09-18-2007 02:42 PM

As always, Phil, It is exceptional. Someday, Someday…............

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

View Roger Strautman's profile

Roger Strautman

656 posts in 4069 days

#4 posted 09-18-2007 03:03 PM

Phil, I like the way you rounded the brass into the throat area which helps give the plane a little grace or movement. I like it! I might even try this one. Thanks!!

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

View CharlieM1958's profile


16273 posts in 4154 days

#5 posted 09-18-2007 03:19 PM

That’s a beautiful plane, Phil.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

View mot's profile


4911 posts in 3972 days

#6 posted 09-18-2007 03:24 PM

Another masterpiece, Phil.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

View WayneC's profile


13751 posts in 4033 days

#7 posted 09-18-2007 03:37 PM

Outstanding. Another great plane. Looks like your getting quite busy.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

View Damian Penney's profile

Damian Penney

1141 posts in 3927 days

#8 posted 09-18-2007 03:49 PM

Very nice. I assume mine is in the mail ;-)

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

View Karson's profile


35108 posts in 4336 days

#9 posted 09-18-2007 04:16 PM

Thats a nice beauty Phil. great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

View Douglas Bordner's profile

Douglas Bordner

4023 posts in 3999 days

#10 posted 09-18-2007 04:40 PM

Tool as art. Love it!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

View Philip Edwards's profile

Philip Edwards

245 posts in 4375 days

#11 posted 09-18-2007 05:01 PM

Thank you all! So I take it you like this one?? ;)
best regards

View Gary's profile


1275 posts in 4260 days

#12 posted 09-18-2007 06:47 PM


-- Gary, Florida

View Thos. Angle's profile

Thos. Angle

4444 posts in 3898 days

#13 posted 09-18-2007 06:51 PM

No kidding!!! I’ve learned that I can’t live without my shoulder plane.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

View jude's profile


147 posts in 3885 days

#14 posted 09-18-2007 09:37 PM

really a stunning piece!

-- life can always be weaved into a song.

View RickInTexas's profile


45 posts in 3989 days

#15 posted 09-19-2007 12:53 AM

very nice piece, would be very painful with the first scratch

-- Rick - Spring, TX

showing 1 through 15 of 25 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics