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Project by chonroy posted 680 days ago 1622 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

tho simple, I had fun building this shoulder plane. this is the first hand plane i’ve made. And is the only plane I have thats not a homedepot deal… the woods are brazilian cherry and african wenge. I used a lie nelson blade which I had to grind the sides down to work on this design. the plans were purchased from Woodcraft

-- welding is for the birds, where's the lumber pile?





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RustySpur

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#1 posted 680 days ago

Looks great.

-- russ from texas - garage shop weekend warrior

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#2 posted 680 days ago

Congrat on the new plane.
Really fine work.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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#3 posted 680 days ago

Really nice it will last you for yrs.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 680 days ago

Very nice work on the plane, have fun 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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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#5 posted 680 days ago

Nice plane. I like the mixture of wood colors.

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Don W

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#6 posted 680 days ago

You’ll enjoy that for a long time.

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

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#7 posted 680 days ago

Well…. How does it work?

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#8 posted 680 days ago

NICE!!!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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chonroy

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#9 posted 679 days ago

good question pinto.. i havnt done more than try it on a few scraps… i have figured out there is a trick to using it. i questioned the blade angle as the steel planes would be at a flatter angle. but it seems to do ok. the real reason i built it was to use to trim up tenons on a big green egg grill table i plan to build soon… there will be lots of tenons so we’ll see how patient am with it :)

-- welding is for the birds, where's the lumber pile?

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jusfine

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#10 posted 678 days ago

I have a few shoulder planes, and I think that your angle is way to steep, seems like it would be good for scraping, but in my opinion, you will have trouble making thin shavings with it.

Unless it is designed that way, the bevel is the wrong way up on the iron…

Would be interested to see how it would work.

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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chonroy

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#11 posted 677 days ago

jusfine… i thought the same thing when i was building it….. but i decided to follow the plans… i bought them from woodcraft.com

-- welding is for the birds, where's the lumber pile?

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jusfine

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#12 posted 676 days ago

You are right, I just looked it up there, they do have what appears to be a very steep angle. I feel like building one to see if it would work…

I think you can see on one of mine that the angle is not nearly as steep.

All the Best with yours!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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