|Project by 12strings||posted 11-16-2011 10:45 PM||1457 views||0 times favorited||2 comments|
I made this plane before I really knew about how planes worked, (all i had was a block plane at the time). I made a few design errors such as putting the blade too far back, so that I don’t really get the advantage of the length like I wanted to. But I use it for quick removal of wood, and for that it works very well. the body is purpleheart, from turning blanks I bought at Woodcraft. The Tote is some scrap wood from an old sandbox that sat outside for years…I’m not sure what it is, but it’s hard. the knob I carved from a 2×4. I had some purplish stain lying around that I used on the handles, so it almost looks like they match now.
-- I'm strictly hand-tool only...unless the power tool is faster and easier!