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Panel Raising Plane #3: The sides

01-18-2012 05:01 PM by brianl | 1 comment »

In order to make the plane into a skew cut, I had to saw off the sides. Doing so wasn’t the easiest thing. I was pretty happy with my results though – keeping within 1/16 of where I wanted to be almost the entire way. Now that I’ve cut the skew, it’s time to reattach the sides so I can appropriately size the iron! So, I drilled a few 1/4” holes so I can use dowels to align everything. This way I can assemble the plane and properly fit the wedge, iron, etc…Once it was all assembled it looked a little bit better. I tapered all of the dowels, that way it held together nicely.Finally I took some time to start sketching out what I wanted the sole to ...

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