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5mm wide shoulder plane

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Project by Dalbergian posted 1553 days ago 1677 views 7 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first all steel plane,0-1 tool steel with a Mopane wedge.It is constructed with a 3mm core flanked in 1mm plates riveted together with 34 individual 2mm rivets,probably overkill but better to have too many than not enough.Annoyingly I seem to have misplaced my 2mm drill rod,something I only realised after I had drilled the holes so I had to turn down some 5mm drill rod instead,very tedious.He is 75mm long by 40mm high.
I have named him Conan the Rebater.

-- "Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible." ~ Frank Zappa





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bigike

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#1 posted 1553 days ago

very good work!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Chris Wright

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#2 posted 1553 days ago

Very nice. I would like to do some metal body planes some time.

-- "At its best, life is completely unpredictable." - Christopher Walken

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#3 posted 1553 days ago

Nice. Very industrial looking.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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OutPutter

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#4 posted 1553 days ago

Very good job on the plane and the name. I’m curious if the tip of the wedge acts as a breaker and if the area for shavings may be a bit small?

Best,

-- Jim

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Dennisgrosen

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#5 posted 1552 days ago

niice plane you have made
let´s hear how the longturm use of it, is
and what you maybee wuold have changed
if any at all

Dennis

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mafe

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#6 posted 1551 days ago

Really cool, this is really inspireing.
Thank you

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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