LumberJocks

Economy Edge Plane

  • Advertise with us

« back to Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories forum

Forum topic by Sludgeguy posted 02-06-2018 04:00 PM 346 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Sludgeguy's profile

Sludgeguy

33 posts in 208 days


02-06-2018 04:00 PM

I needed to true up a piece of cherry and didn’t have an edge plane or very good hand plane skills. Clamped a square piece of oak on a Bailey No. 5 and it worked surprisingly well.
!


4 replies so far

View MrRon's profile

MrRon

4928 posts in 3329 days


#1 posted 02-06-2018 09:28 PM

That’s what’s called ingenuity. Great tip.

View LittleShaver's profile

LittleShaver

346 posts in 705 days


#2 posted 02-07-2018 01:22 PM

I have done the same thing in the past. Eventually the training wheels can come off, just takes practice.

-- Sawdust Maker

View gargey's profile

gargey

1013 posts in 861 days


#3 posted 02-07-2018 02:28 PM

edge planes are under-rated.

machos tend to say “you don’t need that, you can do it by blah blah blah.” yeah you can, more slowly, innacurately, and iteratively.

plane, check it, plane, check it, plane, check it. and then you may need to joint it again.

edge plane for the win.

View waho6o9's profile

waho6o9

8295 posts in 2662 days


#4 posted 02-07-2018 02:53 PM

Great idea

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com