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Project by CartersWhittling posted 1272 days ago 3415 views 8 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a scrub plane I just finished making. I have the book Making & Mastering Wood Planes by David Finck and just read some of the books by James Krenov and was inspired to make some wood planes. So I bought a 1 1/2” curved Hock blade from LeeValley to make a scrub plane. I decided to make a scrub plane first incase my percision in making the plane wasn’t as high as needed in a smoothing plane. I chose to put a handle on the plane unlike the other planes of this style because I thought it might make it less tiring on my grip when doing a lot of roughing. The plane is 12” long with a 45 degree bed angle. The body and handle are made of walnut and the wedge of maple. I was surprised when I had the plane ready to use and I took my first cut on popular and it worked. They really are easy planes to make and using them are very satisfying. I am soon going to make some more planes.

-- And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord... Colossians 3:23 http://carterswhittling.wordpress.com/





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oicurn2it2

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#1 posted 1272 days ago

krenov wood be proud …... nice job

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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BTKS

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#2 posted 1272 days ago

Excellent work. I’ve got to make one of these soon!!! Thanks for keeping me on track.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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B13

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#3 posted 1271 days ago

Very nice! I like the handle.

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bigike

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#4 posted 1231 days ago

great work I need toget that book myself.

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

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CartersWhittling

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#5 posted 1219 days ago

I’m going to make another scrub plane in the proper “krenov” style shape. I thought the handle would make fast rough work easier, but I find I prefer holding the plane without a handle easier and more comfortable.

-- And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord... Colossians 3:23 http://carterswhittling.wordpress.com/

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