1/4" Grooving Plane inspired by Mafe

  • Advertise with us
Project by Mauricio posted 06-08-2011 03:42 PM 3436 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my second Shop-Made Plane. Inspired by Mafe’s post below.

It’s a quarter inch grooving plane. Got it done in one evening. Its Birch with a Walnut wedge. Finished with dark wax. Works great! I think I will use it when I am working on an upcoming box I want to make for father’s day. Sometimes it’s a drag to set up the router since I don’t have a dedicated table set up. And sometimes you just don’t want all that noise and dust.

Hope this inspires someone else.



-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

4 comments so far

View woodsmithshop's profile


1267 posts in 3242 days

#1 posted 06-08-2011 05:40 PM

that looks like a pretty neat idea to use a chisel as the plane blade, I have never seen that before.
great job

-- Smitty!!!

View mafe's profile


11537 posts in 2786 days

#2 posted 06-08-2011 09:36 PM

Really a cool one!
Yes you improved something simple to be even more usefull.
And yes somtimes it is nice to be free of the dust and noice.
What a beautiful plane in the back!
Thank you for the thought for me.
Best thoughts,

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

View Dennisgrosen's profile


10876 posts in 2812 days

#3 posted 06-09-2011 04:14 PM

thank´s for sharing another version :-)


View lysdexic's profile


5211 posts in 2320 days

#4 posted 04-17-2012 07:48 PM

Very nice job sir.

-- "It's only wood. Use it." - Smitty

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics