Wooden hand plane

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Project by theSawdustSurfer posted 919 days ago 1777 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few months ago i bought some pieces of oak to another project but i saved one of the pieces for special occations/projects. The grain was tighter and the weight was heavier than the other pieces. I saved it, wanted to make something useful of it.

I decided to make a hand plane, Krenov style. I realize that oak is not the optimal wood for making hand planes but i think that this piece probably would make a fine plane. I also made a wooden mallet.

Now i need to buy my self a really good plane iron, the one i used so far i borrowed from an old Stanley plane.

This project was really fun, it didn’t take long, wasn’t too difficult and its useful.

and PS the plane works really well!

more pictures at

-- Henrik - Stockholm, Sweden ----

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#1 posted 919 days ago

Very nice work.


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#2 posted 919 days ago

thnx a lot

-- Henrik - Stockholm, Sweden ----

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#3 posted 919 days ago

A great job super nice plane.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 919 days ago

I like both the plane and the hammer, plus the oak looks real good!!!!

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#5 posted 919 days ago

I like it ,nice plane .


-- Kiefer 松

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#6 posted 853 days ago

Very cool!! Just made a class set with varying designs. Yours is nice!

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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#7 posted 786 days ago

Beautiful plane!
Lovely details and recycle of a old blade.
Best thoughts,

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

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