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Forum topic by Simons44 posted 07-05-2011 08:53 PM 3964 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-05-2011 08:53 PM

I would like to build the chamfer plane featured in woo magazine #162 from April/May 2005. The article points to a source that no longer sells the plane blade. Does anyone have recommendations on where to purchase the blade? The blade size is: 1/16 thick, 1×1 7/8”

I googled it but haven’t had any luck finding one.


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#1 posted 07-05-2011 09:28 PM

Here’s one for you to consider. Look at the replacement blade, pretty reasonable cost too.,41182

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#2 posted 07-06-2011 01:14 AM

The one Karen suggested looks good. Is the 1” dimension width?

Perhaps one of the clearance blades from woodcraft. I did not see any measurements on the woodcraft site.

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#3 posted 07-07-2011 07:38 PM

Thank you Kay and Wayne

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#4 posted 07-07-2011 09:27 PM

You could mille one from hss steel high speed steel or an old chisel or another plane blade could be perhaps milled if you had a milling machine. Alistair

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#5 posted 07-07-2011 10:58 PM

Or you could just modify the plane to fit whatever iron you can
get easily. That’s what I’d do. I’ve made several specialty planes
just sizing the designs to Stanley block plane irons and grinding
the iron to the profile, if necessary.

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