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Making a Traditional Style Wooden Jointer

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Blog series by Mosquito updated 08-09-2013 03:58 AM 5 parts 23345 reads 106 comments total

Part 1: Introduction

07-11-2013 06:39 PM by Mosquito | 20 comments »

I have been looking at some of the modern manufactured wooden planes. Old Street Tools and Philly Planes come to mind. However, I wasn’t really looking to spend that much money on one, so I figured I’d do a little searching around and see if I could find some videos or articles about making them. Well, find I did. I read quite a few articles on making your own wooden hand planes. I really like (and prefer) “traditional” style planes. Nothing against Krenov styl...

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Part 2: Cutting the halves

07-11-2013 06:45 PM by Mosquito | 15 comments »

For this blog update, I have gotten the two halves laid out, cut, chiseled, routed, and shaped. Starting by saw And moving to chisel. I don’t have a router bit that is narrow enough and long enough to clean out the mouth area. So this had to be done by chisel Then I moved to using a router bit with a brass bushing to clean up most of the rest. I used double sided tape to secure 2 scraps as guides for this part Repeat for the other side, and there we have it! Test f...

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Part 3: The wedge and glued up

07-14-2013 01:48 PM by Mosquito | 25 comments »

When I left off on the other blog update, I was testing out the plane with a temporary poplar wedge, and clamping the two halves together. Well, I’ve got the wedge made, and the body glued up. I didn’t do a very good job of taking pictures at this stage… so all I really have are some “after” shots…   I made the wedge to compliment the angles on the blade, and to give it a sort of sleek look… Goes with the iron pretty nicely I think ...

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Part 4: Making the tote and mortise for it

07-22-2013 03:46 PM by Mosquito | 31 comments »

Got some work done on this over the past few days and weekend. The tote isn’t 100% done yet, but I got excited and wanted to share :-D Bought a 1-1/8” piece of hard maple off of eBay for a few bucks, intended use for the tote, and got it planed down to about 1” thick (had to remove the heavy kerf marks on it. Had a little surprise at this point, Birdseye… huh Drew out the rough sketch of what I was going for, then cut it out Drilled a couple hole...

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Part 5: Final tote shaping, glued in place, and little details

08-09-2013 03:58 AM by Mosquito | 15 comments »

So the last place I left off, we were making shavings. The plane wasn’t in ideal form, but it was certainly functional. This won’t be too picture heavy of an update, but I have made some progress. I reshaped the front of the tote so the blade wouldn’t rest on it. The before: The after: Plenty of room now. I also glued the tote in, and did the final shaping. The back now eases into the plane body on the back instead of how I left it before. Then it was ti...

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