Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'handplane tote'

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Shop's Log #20: How to Make a Handplane Tote

02-01-2015 05:55 PM by terryR | 24 comments »

Hi everyone, as usual, I’m behind on uploading blogs…just too slow of a typist. :( I wanted to share a few different techniques on how to make a handplane tote…in case your shop is like mine…sans router table. Also, my Ryobi drill press lacks much of a quill stroke, which makes boring and counterboring a challenge. So, I’ve nixed that tool from the build as well. And, for entertainment value, let’s make new totes for some one year old Lie Nielsen pla...

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Handplanes #4: Custom Hand Plane Totes Stanley & LV Veritas

09-14-2014 01:28 AM by OSU55 | 1 comment »

I don’t like Stanley or Veritas factory totes. I made modifications to the drawings provided by Lee Valley. The result is kind of in between the two designs. I start with stock about 1-1/4” thick and end up slightly less. The designs adjust the tote angle, making the Stanley more upright and giving the LV tote a little more angle. The front lower and rear upper radii are smaller and the positions adjusted to affect the hand angle and provide more vertical room for larger hands. My...

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