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Walnut and sycamore chisel plane

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Project by HoldenDesign posted 12-21-2017 12:53 PM 1657 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Handmade Chisel Plane made from walnut and sycamore wood. Titebond glued together and cut on bandsaw. 40×5mm bright steel bar bent and sharpened at one end makes the cap iron. A 40mm barrel nut with M6 threaded rod and a brass knurled knob holds it all down tight. A brass plate is araldited to the bottom and sanded with the wood. Finished in boiled linseed oil. Good weight and fits in the palm well. The blade is a Axminister UK block plane iron.





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Ivan

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#1 posted 12-21-2017 01:00 PM

Nice handy shape.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 12-21-2017 01:43 PM

Very nice design and execution.

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#3 posted 12-21-2017 03:12 PM

Certainly is a beautiful tool. A work of art from my observation point.

-- Seeing is believing.

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#4 posted 12-21-2017 04:16 PM

that is a beautiful plane.i keep seeing these on here and keep telling myself i need to make one.not bad for your first project here.welcome to lumber jocks.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#5 posted 12-21-2017 08:24 PM

You have done a wonderful job on this shop made plane. it’s a beautiful plane.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 12-22-2017 06:14 PM

I do like that. Very nice idea of using a brass plate.

—Madts.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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