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Project by abie posted 06-14-2013 01:35 AM 1897 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this the other day after viewing many ..
Special Shout out to Derek Cohen of Perth Australia
Check out his great site for hand made tools ( in the woodshop)
Also thanks to LJ’s Chuck M and Kevin for their inspirations.

Made of laimnated woods, with a Blade from Lee Valley
Brass everywhere with the exception of the eye hook which I could not source in Brass.
A Brass coller is in the works to hold the blade steady.

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.





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steliart

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#1 posted 06-14-2013 01:49 AM

very cool hand tool!!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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#2 posted 06-14-2013 02:43 AM

Wow, great idea and a well made tool….the only reason I don’t have one is the cost, but that is a great saving.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#3 posted 06-14-2013 11:49 AM

Nice job. It looks like it going to work well! Thanks for sharing it with us.

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#4 posted 06-14-2013 01:57 PM

nice.

-- Todd

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PSUmike

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#5 posted 06-14-2013 04:56 PM

looks nice. i’ve never owned a router plane, but just a thought; wouldn’t you want the handles raises a bit so you can grip them better? ex: a dado on a plywood sheet when making a bookcase

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#6 posted 06-16-2013 05:30 AM

Nice job on the router plane Abie.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#7 posted 06-18-2013 02:27 AM

great job, keep them coming.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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