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66757 bugbear@c... (Paul Womack) 1999‑08‑19 scrub planes
Having finally got a decent way to search the last 5
years of porch-dom, I've been reading about...

...lots of stuff.

Anyway, having read many drools over the galootishness of
scrub planes,
Have any of the herein assembled gallots *MADE* a
wooden scrub.

I have in mind a Krenov/Hock style body,
and an old woodie (tapered, heavy, capless)
blade. I have a  reasonable number of such
blades. They're a bit wide though.

Advice and experience welcomed...
I don't want to radius a good blade, if it's not a good idea.
Old steel is too good to grind away to no purpose.

        BugBear.


66766 stevek@p... (Steve Knight) 1999‑08‑19 Re: scrub planes
On Thu, 19 Aug 99 16:18:38 BST, you wrote:

>Anyway, having read many drools over the galootishness of
>scrub planes,
>Have any of the herein assembled gallots *MADE* a
>wooden scrub.

I have been thinking about it.

>I have in mind a Krenov/Hock style body,
>and an old woodie (tapered, heavy, capless)
>blade. I have a  reasonable number of such
>blades. They're a bit wide though.
>
>Advice and experience welcomed...
>I don't want to radius a good blade, if it's not a good idea.
>Old steel is too good to grind away to no purpose.

Yes do not loose a good iron.
Now If you let me build it. I will just charge you for wood. or if you give me
some it would be free. I need to make one and do not really need one so it woul
d
work out. Oak would really work well as it is very slick and has some spring. I
would use the hardwood block in the mouth and the ebony block for the strike
plate.

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66818 "Aaron C. Davis" <acd02@g...> 1999‑08‑20 Re: scrub planes
On Thu, 19 Aug 1999, Steve Knight wrote:

snip of discussion of woodie scrubs

>work out. Oak would really work well as it is very slick and has some spring.
I
>would use the hardwood block in the mouth and the ebony block for the strike
>plate.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I can't forsee needing an adjustable mouth
for a scrub.  My poorman's scrub is a #4 and I have the frog as far back
as it can go without leaving the blade hanging.  This leaves a wide mouth
which works great for hogging off wood.

BTW Steve, nice planes.

aaron


66831 stevek@p... (Steve Knight) 1999‑08‑21 Re: scrub planes
On Fri, 20 Aug 1999 08:38:48 -0500 (CDT), you wrote:

>Correct me if I'm wrong, but I can't forsee needing an adjustable mouth
>for a scrub.  My poorman's scrub is a #4 and I have the frog as far back
>as it can go without leaving the blade hanging.  This leaves a wide mouth
>which works great for hogging off wood.

little over kill true. but the oak seems to get compressed at the edge of the
mouth and lit stays flatter with the hardwood block. But I would not make it
adjustable just glue it in.

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