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How I Do Hand Plane Rehabs #6: Fixin' and Fittin' my Frog

11-23-2016 05:55 PM by HokieKen | 12 comments »

Well, we’re done with the cosmetic stuff. Time to get down to the real nitty-gritty. Woo Hoo! If you have an old plane that’s in decent enough shape that you don’t care to polish it up and there isn’t any significant rust, you can skip all of the previous work and start here. From here on is what really gets our plane in good working shape and takes a mediocre plane and makes it work better than new. We’re going to focus on the frog mainly in this entry but you have to tune the fit w...

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Handplane Performance Tuning #4: Frog / Lever Cap

02-03-2014 03:46 PM by OSU55 | 2 comments »

The lever cap, chip breaker, blade, frog, and main casting all need to be held together well to act more or less as a single mass. Major sources of chatter are the frog not seated to the bed well, and the blade not seated on the frog well:.. • The blade needs to seat flat against the lower 1/3rd of the frog. • The frog needs to seat well into the main bed. • The chip breaker needs to seat well to the blade. • The lever cap needs to seat well to the top of the chip breaker..Frog.It is not ...

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Tundrakid's efforts #1: Mr Frog-1st attempt at scrolling

07-22-2013 06:33 AM by MaggieNell | 1 comment »

Here is my very first attempt at scroll sawing and doing a ‘stack’ cut. Gave one to my sister. My brother-in-law has shown me how to drill the pilot holes, do stacking and cutting out of this frog, my sister helped with the painting and now I am HOOKED. Can’t wait for my new scroll saw to get here. :-) Thanks for looking, Maggie Nell

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Tool Tutorials #1: Plane frog and cap iron adjustment

10-21-2010 08:53 PM by David Craig | 15 comments »

I have read a great deal of tutorials on plane tuning and restoration processes over the last few weeks. Before getting started on my plane accumulation, I wanted to be as educated as possible. Most tutorials contain excellent information on the basics of sole flattening, blade honing, frog flattening, etc. But, I find the information comes up a little short on why the advice is given to avoid newer planes (except LN), what pitfalls can be expected with a newer plane (i.e. record planes post ...

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Pair of FROG TILES ...Kentucky Coffee Frames #2: dark green Frog and the glue up

05-29-2010 03:08 AM by Dan'um Style | 6 comments »

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