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WayneC

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#1 posted 05-16-2011 05:28 PM

There are all kinds of antique molding planes that originally did this type of work. You can buy them or make your own. I would say that fellow Lumberjock Phil Edwards is an expert in this area. Here is a link to his web site

http://www.phillyplanes.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=11&Itemid=22

Here is an example of these planes on eBay…

http://cgi.ebay.com/large-mega-LOT-WOOD-MOLDING-PLANES-ohio-sandusky-tools-/200607093520?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2eb51d5310

There are a number of books on this topic and Lie-Nielson makes blades can be uses for these types of planes.

My favorite book about how to restore and use them is

http://www.amazon.com/Restoring-Tuning-Using-Classic-Woodworking/dp/080696670X/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1259962527&sr=8-2

A recommended book on how to make them is
http://www.amazon.com/Making-Traditional-Wooden-Planes-Whelan/dp/1879335697/ref=pd_sim_b_12

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