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Wooden Plane

Wooden Plane

This is my hand plane that is made of Padouk, Red Oak, and Sycamore. I had some alignment issues in relation to the assemblage of three different parts. It is apparent that there is a noticeable step...

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Krenov Plane

Krenov Plane

After many attempts at using a shooting board always resulted in a mess I realized my jack plane was not square from the base to the sides. I concluded that the solution to my problem was a Krenov...

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A couple of my (The Lazarus Handplane Co.) Recent Infills

A couple of my (The Lazarus Handplane Co.) Recent Infills

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The first pics are a full sized smoother.  I tryed something new with the adjuster and I'm quite pleased with the results.  As you can see, the mechanism is machined into the chipbreaker. It...

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A few of my (The Lazarus Handplane Co.) latest infill smooth planes

A few of my (The Lazarus Handplane Co.) latest infill smooth planes

These are a few of my latest infills.  All sport A2 blades bedded at 50 degrees.  The woods are cocobolo and jatoba.

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AWFS: New Veritas plane for shooters

AWFS: New Veritas plane for shooters

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If you are a big fan of shooting boards, used to precisely fit parts, you'll like Veritas' big shooting plane, engineered for the job.

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Infill plane made from scratch!

Infill plane made from scratch!

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To test my skills, I started making infill planes earlier this year. This is my tenth and the one I like the most - also one of only two that didn't end up on my pile marked "This Is How You Don't Do...

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Fixing a gummed-up frog

Fixing a gummed-up frog

Sticky adjustment knobs make handplaning difficult, but a fix is easy.

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My latest Frankenfill

My latest Frankenfill

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I call these "hybrid" infills.  The essential design element is an infill block that presses against a fixed, metal frog.  I welcome any thoughts, ideas, and -yes- criticisms.

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BRONZE SMOOTHER WITH COCOBOLO INFILL

BRONZE SMOOTHER WITH COCOBOLO INFILL

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This plane is a bronze casting that I did the clean up and infilled with cocobolo. You can get these as kits but I wanted to do my own design and some details that would make it different. I have...

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Stanley/LN Totes for Veritas Bevel-Up Bench Planes

Stanley/LN Totes for Veritas Bevel-Up Bench Planes

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I really like the quality and cut of my Veritas Bevel-Up Bench planes except for the fact I can only use them for a short while before the rear tote gets annoyingly uncomfortable....so I made my own...

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Infill from a # 4

Infill from a # 4

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I wanted a Infill but could not afford one and metal is really not my specialty. The answer was to take a $2.50 knock off Stanley # 4 and grind out the guts and stuff it with Mahogany. I bought a...

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Shop Made Hand tools

Shop Made Hand tools

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Misc. hand tools that I made and use in the shop  

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Show us your shop-made hand tools

Show us your shop-made hand tools

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I've made a few hand tools and want to see the ones you've made. Post photos and give a quick story about them in our new gallery.

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Shop-made grooving planes

Shop-made grooving planes

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I made this pair of planes to cut grooves to hold the drawers in small drawers and trays.

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Jonesing for a hand tool fix? Weve got you covered.

Jonesing for a hand tool fix? We've got you covered.

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Fine Woodworking has introduced a new section of the magazine and a new blog devoted to hand-tool use. The emphasis is on practicality, so that it will be relevant to the modern woodworker.

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Heres why your plane doesnt keep cutting into your shooting board

Here's why your plane doesn't keep cutting into your shooting board

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I get one question over and over again: Why doesn't a plane continue to cut into a shooting board when you're using it? That's a good question. The plane itself prevents it.

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The Lazarus Handplane Co. Medium Hybrid Infill Smoother

The Lazarus Handplane Co. Medium Hybrid Infill Smoother

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This is the second design from my alter ego, Lazarus.  A beefy mid-sized smoother, she's 8 1/2'' long with a 1 7/8'' cutting iron.  The plane is made of stainless steel, brass, and...

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The Lazarus Handplane Co. Large Infill Hybrid Smoother

The Lazarus Handplane Co. Large Infill Hybrid Smoother

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     Madness is a slow, creeping weed.  I delved into plane making slowly and out of necessity.  Over the years I picked up a collection of Bedrock "users" on ebay...

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Workbench with marquetry

Workbench with marquetry

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This is my workbench inspired by the works of Lon Shleining. In maple and mahogany. The two front door are made with marquetry.

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A Plane from Matjiesfontein

A Plane from Matjiesfontein

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Rekindling a memory of a long, long time ago.

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