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Walnut and brass plane adjustment hammer

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Project by Jeremymcon posted 02-11-2018 10:43 PM 837 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this plane adjustment hammer from some walnut and a 7/8” round piece of brass I picked up on ebay. I found brass surprisingly easy to work! Put it on my lathe and used a file and sandpaper for shaping/polishing.

The only trouble I had was that the hole for the handle didn’t end up perfectly centered. I just shaved a bit off of one side of the handle and it basically looks right.





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BFamous

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#1 posted 02-12-2018 04:35 AM

very nice work.

-- Brian Famous :: Charlotte, NC :: http://www.FamousArtisan.com

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Dutchy

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#2 posted 02-12-2018 07:49 AM

Great tool I think. I always use a piece a scrape wood but yours is a better solution.

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DeLayne Peck

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#3 posted 02-12-2018 04:47 PM

Nifty bit of work that!

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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Jeremymcon

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#4 posted 02-12-2018 05:05 PM

Thanks! I was pleased with it. My bandsaw needs a new guide bearing, so I’ve only been able to do simple projects until the replacement part arrives. It’s been fun tinkering in the meantime. Once my guide get here, I’ll be resawing a bunch of 1/4” cherry panels for a frame and panel bookcase I have in the works!

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#5 posted 02-12-2018 09:48 PM

You did a wonderful job on this shop made mallet. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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