Smoothing Plane

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Project by FrontierC posted 01-19-2011 09:47 PM 1260 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Smoothing Plane made from Beech wood

-- Doug, Monument, Colorado

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#1 posted 01-19-2011 10:47 PM

Beautiful job Is this your own design?

-- Ray,Iowa

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#2 posted 01-19-2011 11:20 PM

homemade tools are the best :-)
now we just need to see the oblig. superthin shavings ….LOL

thankĀ“s for sharing

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#3 posted 01-19-2011 11:35 PM

Yes and it works great.

-- Doug, Monument, Colorado

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#4 posted 01-20-2011 05:00 AM

wonderful plane. what kind of blade?

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#5 posted 01-20-2011 02:29 PM

I’m curious about the blade too, it doesn’t look to have a chipbreaker like the Hock blades?

-- Mike, Western New York

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#6 posted 01-20-2011 04:26 PM

It is a veritas 1 7/8” x 3/16” iron A2 for wooden planes part #05P62.05 in the Lee Valley catalog.
Because of the thickness of the iron you do not need a chipbreaker

-- Doug, Monument, Colorado

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