First hand made plane

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Project by johnb18769 posted 09-05-2017 10:18 PM 2177 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cheap blade out of a second hand store plane. Scrap wood finished with BLO and wax.

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#1 posted 09-06-2017 02:00 AM

Looks good to me. Sometimes used irons can be great, other times not so much.


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#2 posted 09-06-2017 10:15 AM

Sweet little beast! What kind of wood?

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#3 posted 09-06-2017 02:00 PM

From the bottom up. Walnut oak yellow heart and to top it off mahogany. The blade is junk might need to swap it out.

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#4 posted 09-06-2017 02:06 PM

This is a very nice shop made plane.

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#5 posted 09-07-2017 04:36 PM

Very nice John.

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