Wooden Plane 45 degrees

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Project by nonickswood posted 04-25-2015 08:17 PM 2606 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I thought I’d try my hand at this, first one I have made. Learned a lot! It does seem to work really well though.
I made the plane iron from a broken heavy-duty Starrett hack saw blade, stuff is extremely hard, still working at getting a good edge on it, but it is close. I am going to make a second iron a little longer, to make it easier to adjust.
Woods; Purple-heart, Maple,
Finish; Linseed oil.

Thanks for looking!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#1 posted 04-25-2015 08:24 PM

Wow, I’m impressed.
That is really nice.


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#2 posted 04-25-2015 10:33 PM

This is a beauty. Nice job on the design.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 04-26-2015 12:23 AM

Great looking plane Nick!

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#4 posted 04-26-2015 06:40 AM

Great job mate.

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#5 posted 04-26-2015 12:48 PM

Thanks for the comments guys!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#6 posted 04-26-2015 05:00 PM

Wow, what a beauty.

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#7 posted 04-27-2015 03:53 AM

Right smart looking hand plane, well done.

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#8 posted 05-03-2015 10:48 AM

Sweeeeeet shaves.
Fine plane.
Best thoughts,

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

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#9 posted 05-03-2015 12:02 PM


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