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Adjustable Drawer Bottom Grooving Plane for Summer Swap 2017

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Project by WoodWorkJosh posted 07-07-2017 11:04 PM 1593 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an adjustable grooving plane for drawer bottoms or wherever you need a groove. The cutter is 1/4 inch. So it cuts a 1/4 inch groove up to 1/2 inch deep. I made this tool for GR8HUNTER, in the Summer 2017 Surprise tool Swap. It was really fun.





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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 07-07-2017 11:09 PM

I simply LOVE IT
How did you do the logo on back to personalize it ?
GREAT JOB THANKS :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Kelly

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#2 posted 07-08-2017 01:25 AM

I have mixed emotions because of this – on one hand, I regret not jumping in for the chance to become the proud owner of one of the things displayed from the swap. On the other, I’d have been embarrassed to show my contribution, after seeing the things others made.

:)

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WoodWorkJosh

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#3 posted 07-08-2017 02:20 AM

Hey GR8HUNTER, I’m glad you liked them. For the logo I used the toner transfer method. Basically just print out what you want to say (mirrored) on a laser printer(something with toner) then use acetone to rub it on

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#4 posted 07-08-2017 02:54 AM

That’s a fine looking plane.

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#5 posted 07-08-2017 02:57 AM

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#6 posted 07-08-2017 05:36 AM

Sorry I missed this Josh. This is a fantastic plane buddy. Would be happy to add it to my arsenal for sure.

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#7 posted 07-08-2017 12:48 PM

This is a great shop-made tool. It’s a beautiful plane.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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builtinbkyn

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#8 posted 07-08-2017 01:56 PM

Josh that looks like a solid user with tight tolerances and a nice finish. Excellent work. Nice touch with personalizing it too!

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

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WoodWorkJosh

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#9 posted 07-08-2017 02:12 PM

Thanks for all the kind words guys, I really appreciate it

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TonyEnnisMkII

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#10 posted 07-08-2017 03:20 PM

Looks great.

But but but… let’s see it put to work! I’m lookin’ at YOU, GR8HUNTER!

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Tony Ennis

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#11 posted 07-08-2017 06:38 PM

Ah I have my old account back now. This plane looks wonderful and useful. Any chance of seeing how it was made or getting a tutorial? Where the the blade come from?

-- Tony

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#12 posted 07-09-2017 05:53 AM

Wow, that is amazing. I would love to see how you did that, I want one!

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#13 posted 07-09-2017 11:35 PM

Very nice project, great work on this, beautiful attention to details.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#14 posted 07-10-2017 12:50 AM

I missed commenting on this until now? Sheesh! You done good work, Josh. That’s a beauty of a plane.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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WoodWorkJosh

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#15 posted 07-10-2017 11:50 PM

Thanks Dave, I really appreciate it

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