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My Ultimative Saw File Guide

Some years ago I received an old Saw Filing Guide  from Briggs & Shultze patented September 1919.   I didn’t work often with this guide, though the adjustment is repeatable. The handling is a little bit too fiddly. I tryed … Weiterlesen

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The easy way to build a Block Plane from a Plane Kit

It is very easy to komplete a wonderfull plane from a plane kit. This are the main parts of which the kit is consisting off. At first the tails of the side plates are very tight inserted in the sole … Weiterlesen

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Building a Krenov Plane

James Krenov was born 1920 in Russia and died 2009 in California. Famous is his simple furniture design and the facile construction of his versatile hand planes.He taught at many schools in America as well as in Europe. Many woodworkers revere … Weiterlesen

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Improving a WW II Stanley No 6

The WW II plane belongs to a friend of mine. He had already changed the beech handles and he asked me to install one of my heavy plane blades. I dismantled the plane and saw that the sole is warped … Weiterlesen

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An dovetailed Infill dovetail plane

Diese Galerie enthält 6 Fotos.

Hello Woodworkers, my last plane is this Dovetail Plane. The mechanics for the fence is gliding between two brass bars and the two screws for the the fence are moving parallel in the 30° slots, driven by the screw on the … Weiterlesen

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The Ultimative Honing Guide

My Ultimate Honing Guide For Plane Blades and Chisels complete in stainless steel Now with extra wheel for small chisels and widened for Stanley No.7 and 8 blades I bought seven different honing guides and all of them didn’t satisfy … Weiterlesen

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Infill meets Kanna

Hello to you all, I competed on the “ Hobelmeisterschaft“ in Germany with my A11 Mitre Plane and although I polished the plane blade the thinnest shavings had 0,026 mm thickness. The shavings produced with a Kanna are much thinner. … Weiterlesen

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