Home made Chisel Plane

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Project by Alask posted 243 days ago 1597 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello felows,this is my first time here at this forum.

First I would like to say I’m from Brazil and my English is not so good.Please sorry for any wrong grammar concordance but I’ll make a big effort in divide some experience here using my hobbiest experience and some challenges because in Brazil We can’t find good quality hand tools as easy as USA.

I just finished a chisel plane based in models from Lie Nielsen,Lee Valley and Woodriver.I used a brass plate and a Brazilian wood called “balsamo”.The knob was made using a holesaw and rounded at small router.

The blade used is a Stanley #65 block plane.

I used a 15° as an angle of tool.The blade has a chanfre at 20°

The result is showed at pictures.The plane works very well and I’m very happy with the performance.

Thanks for attention


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#1 posted 243 days ago

Cool! I love that – welcome to LJs

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#2 posted 243 days ago

welcome, and the plane looks great, thanks for sharing.

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#3 posted 243 days ago

Obrigado por compartilhar, você deve estar muito orgulhoso. A ferramenta de mão feito a mão fez um trabalho há alguma coisa melhor? desculpe, eu não falo língua que você usou o Google traduzir para escrever esta esperança é correta.

-- Money: if you do not have fun earning it, have fun spending it, I do not enjoy spending it so I have fun earning it.

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#4 posted 243 days ago

Sure looks nice. Well done

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#5 posted 243 days ago

Fine plane.
Fine work.
Best thoughts,

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

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#6 posted 243 days ago

Hello,thanks for coments.

I glued and screwed the wood at brass plate.Epoxi glue.

Some more pictures

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#7 posted 243 days ago

Looks great. Continue this way and we soon have a brizilian compettitor to LieNielsen..

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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#8 posted 243 days ago

Beatiful!. I´m from argentine and know the problem with the tools. This is awesome. Share pics with the tool at work.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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Marty Smoley

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#9 posted 242 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. Love the plane. Looks nice :)

-- Marty,

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Don W

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#10 posted 242 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. Nice plane for sure.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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#11 posted 241 days ago

Bem vindo and real nice work.

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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