Pair of moulding planes

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Project by Wally331 posted 05-26-2015 02:19 AM 2118 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a pair of hollows and rounds I made. The body’s are laminated in the same way that I made my moving fillister in. 3/8 radius on the planes. Blades are made from Lie-Nielsen tapered iron blanks, and the stock is made from quartersawn cherry. Last pic is the first moulding I made from them. They cut amazingly even against the grain in pine. The pitch is either 50 or 55 degrees so they are designed for hardwoods.

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#1 posted 05-26-2015 02:32 AM

These are really impressive. Great work, just like your saws.

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#2 posted 05-26-2015 04:51 AM

Those look well-made, nice job. I always thought it would be tricky to sharpen a molding plane, never used one but I want to.

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#3 posted 05-26-2015 05:02 AM

You do some good work bud.

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#4 posted 05-26-2015 01:25 PM

Those are very impressive…the molding you made are excellent

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#5 posted 05-26-2015 05:38 PM

Extremely nice job. What do you charge for a half set? :)

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#6 posted 05-26-2015 06:51 PM

Nice work wally

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#7 posted 05-27-2015 01:11 AM

Very nice! I’ve been wanting to try my hand at making my own too.

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#8 posted 05-28-2015 02:11 AM

Thanks for the comments everyone. Looking to tackle a plow plane next and then 1 more pair of hollows and rounds. They are so darn fun and actually pretty easy to use.

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