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Router plane build

05-20-2020 10:42 PM by RLA1974 | 8 comments »

After a couple of years of trying to find an antique router plane and being dissatisfied with various hags-tooth and poor-man’s-router attempts, I decided to bite the bullet and make one with all the features I like stolen from the old Stanleys. In order to future-proof against later needs, I designed it to use the Veritas router plane blades. I found these brass knurled nuts at Home Depot and some 10/32 brass threaded rod for a depth adjustment mechanism. I had a 1” wood screw die and tap to make the collar to hold the blade firm. The local wood supplier had some 8ft lengths of 2”x3” Beech that were offcuts and stored outside in cubbies. One end w...

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