1st try at making a wooden hand plane

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Project by chickenguru posted 12-02-2012 01:55 AM 1379 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just had taken a course at Lee Valley on how to make a Krenov hand plane. The course was great and the plane works well until not knowing how to adjust the blade very well yet the blade fell out and hit the concrete floor. Guess ill have to get some foam squares for the floor.

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Don W

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#1 posted 12-02-2012 01:57 AM

Yea, you’ll need to sharpen that again. The plane looks great though.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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#2 posted 12-02-2012 02:29 AM

Doesn’t look like a first attempt to me! Get that blade fixed and let’s see some shavings! A Krenov plane (or three) is on my list after being given one for Christmas two years ago.

-- Semper fi, Brad

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#3 posted 12-02-2012 04:45 AM

Nice job, sorry about the drop. We have all been there. look fwd to seeing more.

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

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#4 posted 05-11-2013 12:53 AM

Looks awesome!

-- Liggy, at

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