Router Plane aka Granny's Tooth - My Design

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Project by ChuckM posted 07-27-2012 02:54 AM 5299 views 18 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made of scrap maple.

A useful tool in every woodworker’s toolbox.

Thanks for looking.

Supplies from -

1: 1-1/2” Thumbscrew (00N35.06)
1: Wing Nut (00M54.01)
1: 1/2” Straight blade (05P38.04) and/or 1/2” Spear-Point blade (05P38.05) for finishing cuts

-- The time I enjoy wasting is not time wasted

10 comments so far

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#1 posted 07-27-2012 03:00 AM

Beautiful looking tool and when in use I bet it will play music .
Very nice design like a musical instrument, well done .

-- Kiefer 松

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#2 posted 07-27-2012 08:39 AM

Great idea to mount with the thumbscrew, solving a problem brilliantly simple.
Really fine granny, nice curves I like your design.
Nothing better tan selfmade tools, and here beautiful also.

On this picture a old traditionally Danish one I have.
There is a rabbet behind the blade to stabilize it perhaps this could inspire.
Also the top is rounded so it’s nice to hold when using it.

Best thoughts,

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

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#3 posted 07-27-2012 12:04 PM

Nice. Clever holder.

I have a blade and have been waiting to get around to making one.
Thanks for the inspiration.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 07-27-2012 12:24 PM

Nice tool, well done and will be very useful. Enjoy using it.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#5 posted 07-27-2012 03:13 PM

I need to make one for myself. Thanks for sharing. Very useful tool.

-- Julian

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#6 posted 07-27-2012 06:21 PM

very nice design ,thanks for posting

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#7 posted 07-27-2012 07:41 PM

I’ve been trying to think of a good way to make a router plane out of wood, and this looks like just the ticket. Thanks.

-- -=Pride is not a sin=-

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Don W

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#8 posted 07-28-2012 12:40 AM

you’re on a roll chuck. Nice piece of equipment you’ve come up with again.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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#9 posted 07-28-2012 02:27 AM

Never seen one before. Cool idea. Must be hundreds of tools out there I haven’t seen yet. Thanks for sharing.

-- Thank You Veterans!

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#10 posted 07-28-2012 03:59 AM

Many thanks for the kind and encouraging remarks. It indeed is a great tool and being made of wood, it’s very light weighted. Great for making controlled light cuts or shaving.

-- The time I enjoy wasting is not time wasted

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