Small Handmade Plane

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Project by Mike posted 08-07-2008 01:37 AM 1510 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a copy of a plane I have in miniature. I intend on using this as the opening mechanism for a lid on a box.

Ain’t got that far but the plane is done. I tried to make it look used by adding a little india ink and alchohol to give it a little grease look. Like oil from years of use.

Or maybe I am just a bit crazy for making this. Took about 2 hours total, including making the Stainless Blade.

It does actually WORK, on balsa or basswood. It is one piece of basswood and an oak dowel, a brass rod and a stainless steel blade.

-- Measure once cut twice....oh wait....ooops.

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#1 posted 08-07-2008 02:55 AM

Pretty cool.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#2 posted 08-07-2008 04:39 AM

nice little plane.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust-

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#3 posted 08-09-2008 05:38 PM

I agree, pretty cool.

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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#4 posted 08-09-2008 08:53 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post


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#5 posted 08-02-2015 10:10 AM

I collect world coins. This is what kvoter of year??

-- ganchik Sasha Russia

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