From Jennie Alexander comes this information on the history of The Shaving Horse as well as a measured drawing for making your own.
Jennie Alexander - Shaving Horse Plans
Till next, Gary
Posted at 08:54 PM in Unplugged: The Making Of Tools, Unplugged: Work Holding, Jennie Alexander | Permalink
From an unknown source, which is to say if the originator of this set of planes comes forward, I will happily provide full credit.
An Early Spiers Dovetailed Smoothing Plane
Posted at 08:29 PM in Unplugged: The Making Of Tools, Unplugged: Wooden Planes, Misc | Permalink
Herewith are three exceptional sets of plan for wooden planes, by Caleb James, Planemaker and Cabinetmaker.
Each is a downloadable PDF, provided by Caleb James for public use. Note that each PDF is secured and copyrighted by Caleb James.
Download Wooden Smoothing Plane Plans by Caleb James Planemaker
Download Wooden Jack Fore Plane Plans By Caleb James
Download Wooden Rabbet Plane Plans by Caleb James
Posted at 08:25 PM in Tools: Wooden Planes, Unplugged: The Making Of Tools, Unplugged: Wooden Planes, Caleb James | Permalink
Great video about how to adjust your basic wooden plane. It's not hard to do but you have to do it the right way else you end up with one of those wooden planes that look as if a mad beaver attacked it on a dark and stormy night.
Well done Jim!
or for the whole pizza
Posted at 01:33 PM in Tools & The History Thereof, Tools: Wooden Planes, Unplugged: The Making Of Tools, Unplugged: Wooden Planes, Jim Hendricks | Permalink