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Building a new handplane.

02-26-2010 03:16 AM by Sean | 4 comments »

Finally got a digital camera!For a while I have wanted to make a Krenov style hand plane. I have recently been going more and more into handtools, and wanted to enjoy making the plane, as well as enjoying the feel of a tool sculpted to my hands.I started with the book on the subject, Making and Mastering Wood Planes by David Finck. I’ve been having trouble with my lumberyard finding any decent stock, either Maple, or Beech, or anything else to the size I need. And plus, I’d like to make it out of something not of the everyday variety, ie applewood or some such. So, tooling around the Woodcraft here in town, I came across a nice thick piece of Massacar Ebony, 4×4x12. ...

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