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Small Scraper Plane (x 2)

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Project by Don W posted 04-12-2012 03:53 PM 3203 views 12 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are two small scraper planes, krenov style. The center body and rod is bloodwood on both. The one on the left has white oak sides and wedge, the one on the right has cherry sides and wedge.

They are finished with about 3 coats (so far) of Brush Oil.

I used a couple extra block plane irons I had laying around.

Blade angle is 95 degrees.

I’ve already tested them out. I was adding a sole to a coffin plane out of maple. I tried my bench and low angle planes. Here was the outcome.

After the small scrapers:

So why two? I’m not sure. It just seemed like the thing to do at the time.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com





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#1 posted 04-12-2012 03:56 PM

Beautiful work, Don. I hope they serve you well!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#2 posted 04-12-2012 03:56 PM

Don, these are really nice tools. What blades did you use?
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#3 posted 04-12-2012 04:00 PM

These are so nice, I have to put this on the to do list. And look at that leg vise in action! Nice clamping capacity.

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

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#4 posted 04-12-2012 04:01 PM

Whats the blade angle on these?

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

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#5 posted 04-12-2012 04:05 PM

Mauricio, Blade angle is 95 degrees.
Jim, these are two block plane irons I had laying around. I had a handful of these type irons, its part of the reason I decided to build 2.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#6 posted 04-12-2012 04:34 PM

Very Nice !!! Are they going up on your Wall next to that 6’ Monstrosity??? :)

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#7 posted 04-12-2012 04:48 PM

Don you have done a wonderful job, twice. Those are well done indeed. Thank you for sharing.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#8 posted 04-12-2012 05:19 PM

Those look great, Don! I love wooden hand planes and have made a few myself.

-- Semper Fi

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#9 posted 04-12-2012 10:35 PM

Those are beauts Don. Love the results shots.

I’ll say it again, the volume of production coming out of that shop of yours is just staggering.

Thank you for posting.

-- ~Tony

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#10 posted 04-12-2012 11:07 PM

Pretty cool Don. So are the blades still at 25° bevel? Then a 70° bedding angle…sorry to be so dense.

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#11 posted 04-12-2012 11:16 PM

Shane. Blade is bedded at 95 degrees. It is still sharpened at 25 degrees. It then has a hook added just like a card scraper. (the same way I sharpen for my #81)

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#12 posted 04-12-2012 11:36 PM

two more beautiful and well crafted planes to add to your awesome collection.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#13 posted 04-13-2012 12:26 AM

They look great Don. Is there anything you would have done differently now that they are finished?

-- -Sam - Tampa, FL- "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns somthing he can in no other way" -Mark Twain

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#14 posted 04-13-2012 01:45 AM

Great as always Don.

Hey, just wondering.. With an iron like that, do you need to camber the blade a bit to prevent tracks?

I may try to make one of those.

-- Mike.... West Virginia. "Man is a tool using animal. Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all.". T Carlyle

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#15 posted 04-13-2012 11:29 AM

Sam, I’ve only actually used them the one time, so not yet.

TechRedneck, I haven’t had to.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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