Lie-Nielsen Shoulder/Rabbet Plane Kit #3: Day Three

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Blog entry by cut3times posted 01-03-2011 02:03 AM 1765 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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Well the mouth is pretty close. I think I will try it first and then make it wider if I need to later. I added three brass pins to keep the infills secure.

I switched the spindle to the belt on my sander.

Then I started the flattening of the sides. I am happy the pins are blending in pretty well.

As you can see in this photo the plane is still wider than the blade. I think I need to change belts. The one on the sander now is getting old.

After I get the sides down some more I will work on the rosewood wedge that holds the blade firm.

-- And Still Too Short - "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." John Lennon

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#1 posted 01-03-2011 06:03 AM

It is really coming together, looking forward to see it finished.
The third picture of it polished up looks sweet
It will be a keepsake for generations

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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