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Project by ChuckC posted 185 days ago 793 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a hand plane I recently made. The body is Walnut and the pin is Padauk. The pin is mortised into the sides and spins freely in the body. The pin has a flat on one side for the wedge which hold in the Hock blade. The bed is angled at 50 degrees.

Surprisingly it works well and takes nice shavings. If I had to do it again (which I may) I would make the pin a little smaller and the mouth a little bigger because it sometimes clogs.

I didn’t spend too much time making it look nice and I left a lot of the band saw marks since it provided a grip in the front. The finish is just wax.

Thanks for looking.





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ksSlim

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#1 posted 185 days ago

Nice job!

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic

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Don W

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#2 posted 185 days ago

Excellent work.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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Grumpymike

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#3 posted 185 days ago

Looks good from over here.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it.

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jerif

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#4 posted 185 days ago

Very nice job!

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#5 posted 185 days ago

You did a wonderful job on this hand plane

-- Norman

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Don Broussard

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#6 posted 185 days ago

Very nice, ChuckC! Neat style and a good blade—a shop-made plane with a sharp iron and quiet time make for a happy man!

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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aussiedave

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#7 posted 185 days ago

Great job…thanks for haring.

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

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Wolfdaddy

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#8 posted 184 days ago

That looks fantastic! Nicely done.

-- Your failures do not take away your possibilities.

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John Cobb

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#9 posted 184 days ago

Nice job! Is the walnut that light in color or is it just the picture making it look that way?

-- John Cobb

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