Posts Tagged ‘Rebate plane’

Rebate Plane No 2—Bullnose Plane Part II

Setting the bullnose plane The # 90 bullnose plane is simple enough to use and setting is simple too. The plane can be used in one of two ways, which I have already mentioned in the first section on the bullnose plane. One is where we use the plane fully assembled and then the other is…

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The Rebate Plane Series and More of My Work

Essential Woodworking Hand Tools by Paul Sellers Writing my book and indeed seeing it published a few short weeks ago stirred many deep feelings in me. More than almost anything I’ve done in any literature work to date at least. In fact, it impacted me so much I recently went on to complete a companion manuscript I…

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Rebate Plane No 2—The Bullnose Plane

There have been several different types of bullnose plane made through the past century, many more than shown here, and aside from the Veritas version whatever is made today, aside from perhaps the over engineered and prohibitively expensive collector models, generally still follows those made by past makers from the pre early 1900s. There are…

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Rebate Plane #1—Concluding the #78 Duplex Filletster Plane

By now you may well realise that the Stanley #78 moving filletster plane is a useful plane to own and a first choice rebate plane. Unfortunately, because of the missing information, diminished woodworking in schools, diminished use of hand tools generally and then of course machine only exponents who cannot understand why we woodworkers like…

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Rebate Plane No1—The #78 Filletster Plane

The Stanley #78 is a plane I have kept turning to for 50 years because of its versatility, compactness and reliable neatness. As with all planes it has unique nuances everyone should learn of but let’s discuss the plane in general first. The filletster plane is simply a rebate or rabbet plane and can be…

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On Rebates, Rabbets and Filletsters

Shoulder planes, rebate planes, filletster planes, bullnose planes, dado planes, carriage maker’s planes , badger planes and others too all create or refine step-downs in the wood to form or refine some type of rebate or housing. What’s the difference and which one should I buy? Some have square mouths and others skewed, while many…

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Paul’s poor man’s rebate plane on YT

I made this video for woodworking masterclasses a few months ago for a series we did on making picture frames by hand. I is quick and simple using an old chisel and in a short time you are making rebates (rabbets USA and France) without dust masks, hearing protection and face protection too. Here is…

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