Router plane box

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Project by JeremyPringle posted 08-18-2011 04:20 PM 3701 views 11 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After buying my new router plane a few weeks ago, I decided that I needed to make something for it to sleep in at night. So I found some scrap pine around the shop, some quick measurments, broke out the dovetail saw and about 4 hours later… I was done the construction and assembly. The next day I put 3 coats of amber shellac on it and filled it up. I cut my shellac to about a 1.5 lb/cut. I like that I used the router plane to make cut out where the plane itself sits. It was alot of fun. Now… to buy the plow plane…..

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#1 posted 08-18-2011 04:59 PM

Nice Box, Real Fancy for a storage Box, the plane must be very happy, Your joints are very nice, also looks to be a great tool, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#2 posted 08-18-2011 06:44 PM

Great work man. I love well-organized tool cases. And the dovetails really up the quality, for a project like that I feel like most people (self included) would just do butt joints with nails. But I guess if you own a router plane, old-school craftsmanship is expected!

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#3 posted 08-18-2011 09:00 PM

Oh, that’s nice! My router plane sees it, and I’m in trouble…

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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#4 posted 08-18-2011 09:23 PM

Awesome box ! That box is so simple and it shows some great skills on tails and the design.

This one i must copy one day. My eyes really like it :)

Well done

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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#5 posted 10-21-2011 09:01 PM

That’s the most spoiled router plane I have ever seen. I can see it’s happy enough to have had a baby as well.

Great work.

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan

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#6 posted 11-20-2011 09:43 PM

Eye candy for sure !
Great dovetails and hardware and I like the knot inclusion in the lid . It adds a special touch to the box and makes it more appealing overall. A little bit of old world Craftsman charm : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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