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Project by mzmac posted 05-23-2008 11:45 PM 1989 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a plane I made to clean up Rabbits and Tenons. It is out of Hickory and Maple. And so goes the addiction.





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PaBull

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#1 posted 05-23-2008 11:54 PM

very nice, what lumber did you use, what blade did you use?

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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SPalm

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#2 posted 05-24-2008 12:04 AM

I think I want one of these, how well does it work?

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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John Gray

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#3 posted 05-24-2008 12:05 AM

DITTO on the “what, what?”

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#4 posted 05-24-2008 12:14 AM

Very cool. Looks functional

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#5 posted 05-24-2008 01:16 AM

and iit slices cheese as well! a fine plane…for a very special purpose…excellent.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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mzmac

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#6 posted 05-24-2008 01:41 AM

I sharpened a piece of spring steel from a friend. Hickory and Maple and a Cherry wedge. Also it works very well. I used it for a while before I put the finish on it.

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mjlauro

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#7 posted 05-24-2008 01:54 AM

Awesome, great work

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Woodhacker

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#8 posted 05-24-2008 02:32 AM

I would love to try one of these. I’ve never attempted a plane before and have been trying to justify buying a shoulder plane from Veritas or LN, but can’t ever quite seem to take the plunge. Perhaps this is way I should go too.

Great job!

Thanks for sharing this.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#9 posted 05-24-2008 04:21 AM

very cool…how well does it work?

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Scott Bryan

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#10 posted 05-24-2008 12:20 PM

This is a nice looking plane. I would love to try something like this as well so I can understand the addiction.

Well done.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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USCJeff

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#11 posted 05-24-2008 04:03 PM

Just echoing everyone else. Can’t ever have too many “atta boys”. The design seems sound. I’m wondering how well the iron will hold an edge. I’ve got some scrap steel here and there and am never too sure of what type of steel it is as far as it’s manufacturing. I’m wondering if I can modify an old chisel to fit a shoulder plane like this. Back to the drawing board. Keep em Coming.

-- Jeff, South Carolina

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