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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    WNY, Buffalo Area

    How to build a hand plane

    While doing a search on hand planes, I came across this article on how to build 3 different hand planes.
    We create with our hands in wood what our mind sees in thought.
    Disclosure: Formerly was a part-time sales person & instructor at WoodCraft in Buffalo, NY.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    St. Louis, MO
    Every time i see one of these articals on building your own plane, i think it would be fun to do. I'm always a bit torn because, with few exceptions, i don't like to keep things around that i don't need or would be redundant. It would be a fun project as my kids get a bit older. My son is already using an old #2 smoother, a squirrel tail block, and occassionally my Stanley #78. It might be good for both of us to put together a better block plane for him. Hmmm.
    Paul Hubbman

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Ipve done a couple of them and posted pics if you want to have a look at them.

    There is another one about a curved sole plane
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