Miniture router plane

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Project by Yuri posted 04-17-2011 10:08 PM 3100 views 14 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not made from wood but for wood. Design to make inlay, highlights or groove and dado in small boxes (puzzle boxes). 1/8 and 1/16 blades are made from 1/8×2 square tool bit from Busybee store (on the third picture the packaging label is wrong). One side of the bit sharpened to less then 45 degree and the other side to form double scoring knife. Overall, works well on soft and hard but not grainy wood.

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#1 posted 04-17-2011 10:55 PM

awesome little plough/router dubble plane , like it
the lexan and brass looks good together
thankĀ“s for sharing :-)

take care

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#2 posted 04-17-2011 10:56 PM

Really cool.
Great idea to use the acryllic.
Best thoughts,

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

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#3 posted 04-17-2011 11:01 PM

Love this project and love the idea of using plastics for wood working tools. Well done!

-- My inspiration is the Carpenter of Nazareth

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#4 posted 04-17-2011 11:39 PM

This looks awesome and something I would like to try. How about some construction details?

-- Praki, Aspiring Woodworker

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#5 posted 04-18-2011 12:33 AM

I’m far from a plane expert but I thought this design was a plow plane. what ever it is you did a great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 04-18-2011 01:51 AM

Now that is cool! I want one for sure! Nice job.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 04-18-2011 04:13 AM

Cool Tools, No wait Clear Cool Tools. I love it;)

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

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#8 posted 04-20-2011 04:02 AM

Great design for inlaying. Can see how it should take the guess work out of stoping within the lines. Does it cut two grooves at a time or just guides along? May want to patent it before someone else does. Thanks

-- Deeds not Words.

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#9 posted 04-21-2011 11:40 PM

cleverly engineered and perfectly constructed !
Thanks for sharing.

-- - Greetings from Brazil - --

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