Wooden Plane

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Project by gtpreacher posted 10-30-2012 05:00 PM 2511 views 8 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this hand plane from a Hock kit in just one afternoon. The body is jarrah and the wedge is maple. It is finished with Danish oil. Adjustment is very easy with the little hammer that I made from a brass plumbing fixture and oak dowel. It cuts a very fine shaving.

-- Phil, North Carolina

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#1 posted 10-30-2012 06:54 PM

nice plane, where is that plane adjuster mallet from?

-- Joel

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#2 posted 10-30-2012 08:27 PM

love the hammer idea. i think i am going to have to try it myself, as i will be building that very same kit in a few weeks.

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#3 posted 10-30-2012 10:41 PM

oops, i just realized i didn’t read your description carefully.

-- Joel

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#4 posted 10-30-2012 11:01 PM

That is mighty fine plane!!................Jim

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

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#5 posted 10-30-2012 11:28 PM

Now that’s a perfect pair of projects. Sweet

-- - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#6 posted 11-03-2012 03:03 AM

Pretty plane. Great job, hope she works well for many years.

-- And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord... Colossians 3:23

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