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Project by Cornelius posted 11-02-2020 11:08 AM 1819 views 7 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The usual little tool. Made from scrap and a 50 cts plane from a flea market.





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Bstrom

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#1 posted 11-02-2020 11:57 AM

Cool! Works well, I assume?

-- Bstrom

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#2 posted 11-02-2020 12:57 PM

Yes I am quite happy with it.
With this one and a #82 on my bench, I feel I can take care of all type of situations.

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#3 posted 11-02-2020 01:30 PM

Nice! Way to repurpose a tired tool into one you can use more frequently!

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#4 posted 11-02-2020 02:44 PM

Sure looks WAY nicer than the Veritas version I have! I thinks I may have to re-purpose the blade from mine as never liked the feel of the plastic.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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Cornelius

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#5 posted 11-02-2020 02:54 PM

Thank you Andre.

I am with you, the only plastic handled tool I have above my workbench is the Veritas marking knife, and as much I like this tool, my plan is to turn a handle for it one day.

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#6 posted 11-02-2020 03:01 PM

good that it works fine, but even if it did not it looks GREAT!

-- Ron

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#7 posted 11-02-2020 04:07 PM

That is lovely! Half the fun of tools is when they look and feel nice.

-- "wood" and "good" rhyme, but not "food"

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#8 posted 11-02-2020 06:11 PM

Love it, I have to find time to make one of these.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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Cornelius

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#9 posted 11-02-2020 06:26 PM

Thank you 987Ron, that’s kind of you! I must confess I got lousily inspired by a top end plane maker.

Thanks EllenWoodHead and bondogaposis, on top of that it always feels good to make something out of scrap!

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SubVette

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#10 posted 11-02-2020 06:34 PM

Great idea, I have a few planes that I got that are quite frankly garbage but they were free. This can beath some new life into their parts. Nice job!

-- John in Florida

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#11 posted 11-02-2020 08:04 PM

That is cool.

-- Petey

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#12 posted 11-02-2020 10:11 PM

Very nice. I have the Veritas steel and cast one. It’s an awesome little plane too but a little more money than yours. :)

-- Darrel

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#13 posted 11-03-2020 02:38 AM

Very nice plane. Great job w the photos too!

-- AJ

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#14 posted 11-03-2020 05:02 PM

Thanks everybody.

Thank you AJ1104, yes I love my wide aperture lenses

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