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Planing stop - for one wild shaving horse

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Project by mafe posted 05-24-2019 11:43 PM 516 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Planing stop
for one wild shaving horse

This is my version of a classic old planing stop. These stops can be found in different forms – back in early scripts and even found archaeological excavations, here in Europe.

This post is for you Don W , since you mentioned it, in your comment, I thought I would post it for inspiration. Smiles.

It’s made from a piece of car coil spring, simply forged flat in one end, and as a square nail in the other – teeth cut and then bend.

Works perfectly fine, I made it for use on my one wild shaving horse and to bring into nature, to be used on a splitted log, as a primitive workbench hold, but have only tested it on the workbench, in the shop.
At the shaving horse, I’ll simply make a hole and bang it in, then raise or lower by beating under or over.
Simple as can be.


Pictures:
1. The planning stop in action.
2. Testing the stop..
3. The shape.

Hope it can be to some inspiration, perhaps even some stops.

Best thoughts,

MaFe

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





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lew

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#1 posted 05-25-2019 12:00 AM

Never saw one of those. Looks really useful.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 05-25-2019 12:03 AM

Nice inspiration. It’s definitely on my todo list ever since WayneC showed me a YouTube video. This looks great.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#3 posted 05-25-2019 12:14 AM

Nice! I bought mine from Brooklyn Tool and since I have an 8 foot long bench, I just screwed it straight into the bench top down near the left end. I keep meaning to improve the mounting (putting it onto a square piece of wood that’ll fit into a dog hole), but then get busy using it, and I find it’s just fine most of the time.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#4 posted 05-25-2019 12:29 AM

Madts; du har sgu travlt! I like that idea. I will have to make one. I will be sending you a PM in the near future.

—Madts.

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

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#5 posted 05-25-2019 01:31 AM

I saw one similar at a Lie Nielsen tool event, they had a few others there, one was a blacksmith making holdfasts and planing stops. Really cool stuff but I think he wanted $50 for one like that.

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#6 posted 05-25-2019 01:38 AM

Another nice classic tool. Well done Mafe.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#7 posted 05-25-2019 04:37 AM

Very intetesting rrviw of old tool and technic

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 05-25-2019 06:42 AM

I’m all What the heck is a “Planing stop?”

It’s kind of a

You get out of here, This is no place for you. This is my Beloved Buddy’s page. Go away.

Bench Dog?

-- Mark

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#9 posted 05-25-2019 01:06 PM

It takes a blacksmith to make one of these. nice work, Mads!!
Cheers, my friend…..............Jim

say..could you harden some O-1 for me? I wish we lived closer.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 05-26-2019 10:27 PM

First time that I have seen this style. Thanks for sharing.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#11 posted 05-27-2019 08:00 PM

COOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#12 posted 05-31-2019 02:01 PM

Hi hi,
Joe, smiles.
Druid, also first time I have seen that style. ;-D I just made as I went, no idea where I were heading. So MaFe style.
Jim, I’m getting better with the hammer for every blow, it’s quite rewarding. Thank you.
Mark, big laugh thank you.
majuvla, yes this is really one of those less is more things, it can also be made from a big nail, with a torch and some hammering, I made one some years back, for my other horse.
swirt, yes this must be a classic. Thanks.
SMP, yes they know how to pick the money from peoples pockets. Ha ha. This one was made for half a dollar’s worth of gas and scrap iron.
Madts, got the message thanks. ;-) Ja jeg er en travl lille bi, men havde også mange fotos der aldrig var blevet posted, så jeg prøver bare at følge lidt op. Tak.
Dave, thats a really nice stop also, I like that they boiled it down to a piece of steel, this can be made really easy, just with a drill and a hacksaw. Cool. Thanks.
Don, thank you, yes I know you also like to bang some hot iron. Smiles.
lew, theres a first for everything. Big smile thanks.
Best thoughts and thank you for the comments,
Mads

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

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