day 6 and 7 spent working on the mold
didn’t have the right thickness of wood so i used my small IBEX plane to bring it down to size. i figured it would give me some practice using and taking apart ,sharpening, then putting back together and resetting the cutting edge before i start carving on the plates. i have both the toothed blade,for cutting across the grain, and the smooth blade for cutting with the grain.
i have to cut and shape the end blocks, then i will be ready to make a homemade,of course!, side bender
-- tn hillbilly.." tryin to do the best i can with what i got "