Small Router Plane

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Project by nobuckle posted 01-01-2014 10:08 PM 1587 views 8 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a way to clean out the bottoms of grooves and dados. This little router plane was just the thing. I’ve been meaning to make one for the longest time but never have until just the other day. It only took a few hours from start to finish. It’s made of Cherry and the only finish is a couple coats of paste wax on the bottom. By far, the longest part of the job was sharpening the cutter. The cutter has a slight angle to it which tends to slice the fibers. You can check out the video I made if you like.

1)The finished plane
2)A clear view of the cutter
3)All the bits
4)Making shavings

Now go make one! Yes, right now!

Thanks for looking. Take care.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#1 posted 01-02-2014 06:00 AM

Thank you for the idea – favorite for me!

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#2 posted 01-13-2014 02:17 PM

Very nice, and I do need to make one. A fav for me as well.

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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