|Project by tbone74||posted 09-26-2011 10:35 PM||1721 views||1 time favorited||11 comments|
I have been wanting to make a plane now for a while. I just bought a book on the process and I stumbled across an article in the september issue of WOOD magazine. I had some scraps left over from my last two procjects, so I thought I would try to build one.
The plane is made from African mohagany and hard maple. The pin is 1/4” aluminum rod. The local hardware store was closed yesterday otherwise it would have been brass. Maybe on the next one! I used a cheap blade I found at Home Depot for about $3. I tuned it up with some whetstones to 8000 grit and it’s a razor. I still ned to make some minor adjustments to the fit but I still can get a pretty thin shaving. The finish is BLO.
Any and all comments welcome