Pair of Router Planes

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Project by woodoogolem posted 09-07-2014 03:16 PM 3580 views 14 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Originally I wanted to build only a single router plane. But while starting, I decided it might be handy later to have the original smaller one as well as a bigger counterpart. For that reason only the small one has a blade installed, I yet have to order the bigger blade :-)

I found the plan. when watching this video . By scaling the picture on the last page to the desired sizes I got templates for drilling the 3 holes and for cutting out on the bandsaw. Additionally I cut part of the front off to have a better view to the blade.


Apart from being rather lightweight, the biggest drawback is the missing microadjustment. After thinking a while about this, it dawned on me, that the smaller Veritas blade has a round and apparently unhardened rod with exactly the right diameter for an M6 thread. And incidently this means one turn is exactly one millimeter. I don’t have a nice knurled knob, so a wing nut has to do. See the last picture for the end result.

Hopefully I can find a similar solution for the bigger one :-)

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#1 posted 09-07-2014 03:22 PM

Nice job, I’ve seen those made like that before.. have wanted to try to make myself. Its on that long list maybe bucket list.

-- "....put that handsaw to work and make it earn its keep. - summerfi" <==< JuStiN >==>=->

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#2 posted 09-07-2014 03:29 PM

Super looking router planes it’s great to make nice looking functional tools.


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#3 posted 09-07-2014 03:49 PM

These are very impressive and will be very nice for your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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