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Project by ShopBuilt posted 01-29-2017 12:48 PM 1814 views 11 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this shooting board for my Veritas low angle jack plane but you can use whatever plane you want. It’s adjustable for both the 90 degree and 45 degree fence so you can always have a fresh zero clearance. video explains this better…





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Kelster58

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#1 posted 01-29-2017 01:41 PM

Great Job ! I have to build one of these ! Thanks so much !

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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FrogHouse

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#2 posted 01-29-2017 02:17 PM

Got to make myself one – after I get a proper plane of course.

-- -- Kirk

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Scott Landry

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#3 posted 01-29-2017 02:58 PM

Saw your video last night. Very nice.

-- Every project is an opportunity to acquire new tools and any solution that requires buying a new tool is the correct one.

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woodbutcherbynight

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#4 posted 01-29-2017 03:42 PM

Good video, thanks for posting. Guess it is time for me to “get around to it” and make one. LOL

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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JBSuperflyLegendOne

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#5 posted 01-29-2017 07:26 PM

Great project, thanks for including the video as well – very useful.

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tyvekboy

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#6 posted 01-29-2017 08:08 PM

Thanks for the video. On my to-build list.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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Andre

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#7 posted 01-29-2017 08:46 PM

Time for me to build a new one, this looks like a very good one to copy, Thanks for the great video and ideas.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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builtinbkyn

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#8 posted 01-29-2017 09:18 PM

Like many have said, really nice shooting board and yes, it’s time to make one for my bench. Just wondering if I’d be better getting the Veritas miter plane or the jack plane. The miter plane has a nice shooting horn and wide side plates. Any opinions?

Edit: See they also have a shooting plane. That is obviously dedicated to this task, whereas the miter plane and jack plane can serve other duty. Need some insight.

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn :)

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TheFridge

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#9 posted 01-29-2017 10:19 PM

I’d go for a shooter because I’m not a fan of planes without a cap iron.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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builtinbkyn

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#10 posted 01-30-2017 04:14 AM

Not sure what you mean Fridge. The shooter has a skewed blade at 20 degrees which is probably nice for this, but they all have cap irons. Do you mean chip breakers? They’re bevel up so no chip breaker.


I d go for a shooter because I m not a fan of planes without a cap iron.

- TheFridge


-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn :)

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Andre

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#11 posted 01-31-2017 03:38 AM

I’d go with a L.A. Jack, You can just so much more with it. IMHO!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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