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    Mortising plane

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    So, to clean up the chatter marks left by my OWT (op. cit.), I turn to another tool I made a long time ago, this from broken library furniture, which gave me some nice thin oak for the cheeks.

    Principally this is to form a shallow mortice such as a hinge recess. The iron is a file, ground 3/4” wide.
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    The design is by Tage Frid, And was published in “Fine Woodworking”. I’ve had a lot of ideas from the compendium.
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    Thanks Philip Davies! We've added your Mortising Plane to our Planes category,
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    Now, this is what you call "Old School"! Very interesting.

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