Popular Woodworking, Issue 207 (November 2013)
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of leveling out the bed; it looks like a two-pronged fork. I also make a set of three testing wedges for the abutment (10º, 11º and 12º), and a pair of mock plane irons from quartersawn beech. These help to gauge the ﬂatness of the bed at various stages. It’s also useful to have a 5 ⁄8"-wide ﬁrmer chisel and it’s a necessity to have a set of ﬂoats – push and pull side ﬂoats, an edge ﬂoat and a bed ﬂoat. All should to be ground so that the edges match the angle of the throat between the bed and
mathematician Tight quarters. The small opening in the mouth requires a small saw. This is where the keyhole saw shines. along the length of the sole. Use a narrow shoulder plane tilted at about 19º to cut the bed of the rabbet down to the horizontal spring line. Stay well shy of the scribe line on the sole of the plane as you work to the lines established on the toe and heel. Put the shoulder plane ﬂat on the bed of the rabbet and carefully plane to the shoulder of the rabbet as deﬁned by the
mortise. Again scribe the vertical spring line on the toe referencing the bevel gauge off the top of the plane and the primary horizontal spring line referencing off the left check. Make these lines deep and highlight them with a pencil. These two lines are helpful in keeping the plane correctly oriented during use. The last step is to prepare the iron; see “Shape & Sharpen the Iron” at right. 15⁄16" 33⁄ 4" 43⁄ 4" Holding waste HANDLE PROFILE Grid = 1" Squares 30 ■ POPULAR WOODWORKING
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