Quick and ugly rabbet/plow plane

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Project by Wolfdaddy posted 09-06-2014 01:39 AM 3949 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this to clean up the bottoms of some plows I had run in some cypress beam sides. It’s not pretty or fancy, but it got the job done. I used a 3/4 chisel. Got it sharpened up nice, then on the way out the door to go to work to use it, I dropped the chisel and dinged the corner :(
Oh well. It still did what I needed it to do reasonably well.

-- "MOM! I think there's something under our house! I'm gonna need a jackhammer, a fish bowl, some air tanks, and maybe a few pipes."

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#1 posted 09-06-2014 01:41 AM

Looks very functional.

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#2 posted 09-06-2014 02:03 AM

Nice. Love some cypress. Especially since it’s free.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#3 posted 09-06-2014 03:41 AM

inventive. I’ve done similar sorts of thing now and then.

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#4 posted 09-06-2014 03:56 AM

no way, i think its awesome

-- Out in the shed making curls

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#5 posted 09-06-2014 05:12 PM

It was a fun little build, in any case. The chisel is an Ashley Iles if anyone was wondering. Got a few for fathers day last year.

-- "MOM! I think there's something under our house! I'm gonna need a jackhammer, a fish bowl, some air tanks, and maybe a few pipes."

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#6 posted 09-07-2014 07:18 AM

Cunning! Necessity is the mother of invention.

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#7 posted 09-08-2014 02:02 PM

Really? This is all it takes? Why haven’t I done this before?
Thanks for the awesome idea… Looks great!

-- Jim, Georgia, USA

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#8 posted 09-09-2014 05:29 PM

I think it’s sexy!
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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