I finished another tool
three planes, two bullnosed rabbet planes, and a
It is a convenient assemblage of
planes I will be using in demonstrations.
The shoulder plane is set extremely
fine and one rabbet plane is set fine and the other one takes a
coarser cut. I also had room to put a little covered cavity in
one of the retaining blocks to hold a piece of beeswax for
lubricating the plane soles. There is a sliding wedge that
retains one rabbet plane and the shoulder plane to lock them in
the case. All three planes were used in the making of the
This photo shows the case ready to receive the three planes.
The black material is flocking to cushion the shoulder plane.
In one retaining block there is a cavity with a brass
lid for holding a piece of beeswax.
This photo shows the cavity opened to gain access to a stick of
The first plane to go in the box is a fine bullnosed rabbet.
The shoulder plan then goes one tier up and does not touch
the rabbet plane underneath it.