Razee style jack plane by Jim

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Project by quicksilver posted 07-31-2012 01:58 AM 4283 views 9 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A “Razee” style jack plane, dimensioned and inspired by Scott Wynn in the book “Woodworkers guide to hand planes.”
Made of Purple Heart (off cuts from a semi trailer deck) and curly Maple. Wedge is made of Mopane.
1 3/4” X 3” Hock iron and chip breaker set soon to be replaced with a 4” Hock iron as it will be easier to tap with an adjustment mallet. The cross pins and index pins are brass for unusual interest.
A very massive plane to be used as a traditional jack plane but works very well.
The finish used was a coat of Tung oil and wax on the bottom.

-- Quicksilver

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David Kirtley

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#1 posted 07-31-2012 02:54 AM

Fun color combo.

-- Woodworking shouldn't cost a fortune:

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#2 posted 07-31-2012 04:16 AM

Tap the nose? Shorten wedge?

Excellent design, good idea to add weight!

-- "ButI'mMuchBetterNow"

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#3 posted 07-31-2012 07:57 AM

Nice looking plane

-- Vince

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#4 posted 07-31-2012 09:23 AM

Great looking tool you have made. Looks like it works very well to boot. I have been thinking of making one for sometime that I saw in Shopnotes but havent got around to it as of yet. Are you going to put finish on it? Thx for sharing.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 08-04-2012 12:58 PM

I like that look .
Cross pins make for a use me look .

-- Kiefer

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#6 posted 08-07-2012 05:51 PM

The finish used was a coat of Tung oil and wax on the bottom.
Thanks for all kind comments.

-- Quicksilver

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