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Project by cutmantom posted 03-23-2014 06:19 PM 1023 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I saw a moulding plane in an antique store and decided to make one, for my first one I decided to just do a straight blade rabbet plane, the blade was cut from a circular saw blade, body and wedge are Cumaru





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MactheKnife

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#1 posted 03-23-2014 09:31 PM

Nice plane, how does it cut? any vibrations from the blade? I’m thinking about making one myself so any tips would be gratefully received.

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 03-23-2014 11:58 PM

Very nice plane, looks good, how do you like it’s performance? Self made tools are a pleasure to use, very gratifying.

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cutmantom

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#3 posted 03-25-2014 12:16 AM

Cuts good I don’t think there is any vibration problems, I spent quite a bit of time fitting the wedge, blade, and body so it would be tight, adjustment is I think a lot easier than I thought it would be, just tap with a hammer in the right spot, fast and easy

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