Plane tills

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Project by lateralus819 posted 02-15-2014 05:15 AM 2812 views 5 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made the one for the jointers first a while ago, since I’ve been adding more and more i decided to add one for the smoothers and other misc planes.

Added hangers on the side for squares and various measuring devices.

First time using lock rabbet joints and edge banding. Picked up a quite neat compact iron which works great.

Luckily all the plywood for the small smoother till was free from work. Birch ply. Still have a bunch left for some smaller projects.

Used some neat brackets, that will hold the lid open, so i can grab tools out and don’t have to worry about the lid. The lid is sapele from a past project.

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#1 posted 02-15-2014 10:49 AM

Nice setup

-- Vince

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#2 posted 02-15-2014 11:30 AM

That’s a lot of planes.

Very nice build. Nice organization. Efficiency comes from this.

-- Michael T, Pittsburgh, PA

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#3 posted 02-15-2014 01:30 PM

Looking good Lat!!

-- Jake -- "Not only do we live among the stars, the stars live within us." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

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#4 posted 02-15-2014 01:47 PM

nice work….

-- - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#5 posted 02-15-2014 02:05 PM

Good use of space, the combo square storage is


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#6 posted 02-15-2014 03:12 PM

Thanks all. And Michael, it’s only about 30 or so. Not a lot, yet :)

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#7 posted 02-15-2014 06:20 PM

That will be nice to have. The lid should help keep dust down too.

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#8 posted 02-15-2014 06:55 PM

Your plane display stand TILL looks , very nice.
I don’t have the long term strength/stamina to use handplanes over a given period. However for occasional touching up I do have a few preffering the german Hobel planes wooden type.They look nice too. Alistair

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#9 posted 02-15-2014 09:58 PM

Thanks. I’m probably going to mount some stuff to the lid as well for more storage.

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#10 posted 02-16-2014 02:24 AM

I’ve always avoided a plane till for the dust and weathering reasons, but thanks to the inspiration of your flip top lid….I have no excuse. It is perfect.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#11 posted 02-16-2014 03:31 AM

If you need a plan I could draw one up.

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#12 posted 02-16-2014 03:44 AM

Very Nice indeed! Thanks For Sharing!


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#13 posted 02-16-2014 10:08 PM

looks good man. I particularly like the design :-)

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

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#14 posted 02-16-2014 10:47 PM

Thanks Red. ;). I used lock rabbets instead of mortise and tenons, cause i got so frustrated on the mahogany till. Had no good way of cleaning them up :(. A shoulder and rabbeting block are in my future!

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