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xx   PLANE

Three useful additions to the work bench. (1) Bench hook for sawing. (2) Shooting board for planing. (3) Shooting board for angle planing.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Sep 1985 (v.1#3) pg. 16

The shooting board. An age-old jig for planing straight, square edges.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Mar-Apr 1989 (v.5#2) pg. 46

Shooting miters. Two hand-plane jigs for gap-free corners. (1) Miter shooting board. (2) Donkey's ear shooting board.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #16 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 52

Tavern table (72"x42"x30" high). A reproduction of a 1750's table features turned legs, stretcher base, two large storage drawers in the apron, and a removable pinned top with breadboard ends. Includes instructions for making a block-plane jig to cut the octagonal pegs used to reinforce mortise-and-tenon joints.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #19 Mar-Apr 1991 pg. 29

Making a miter jack, an old-fashioned fixture which helps you plane perfect miter joints.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #38 May-Jun 1994 pg. 33

Edge-jointing jig. A low-tech jig for straight, square edges holds a hand plane mounted upside down to do the cutting.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #57 Feb 1997 pg. 72

Steel guide plate added to the edge of an iron plane permits planing the edge of a board exactly square.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #65 Apr 1998 pg. 32
Added Info AMERICAN WOODWORKER #70 Dec 1998 pg. 14

Wooden stand for holding a hand plane upside down so that small pieces of wood can be planed down by pushing them across the blade with a push block.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #94 Jun 2002 pg. 26

How to use an adjustable shooting board and a hand plane to smooth the edge or end of a wooden board.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1982 (v.5#4) pg. 13

End grain planing made easy with this adjustable 90-degree shooting board. Features a miter block accessory for use when planing 45-degree miters.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1994 (v.17#5) pg. 18

End grain planing made easy with this adjustable 45-degree shooting board.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1994 (v.17#6) pg. 7

Rig a hand plane to cut a consistent 90-degree edge on boards for edge gluing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #347 Apr 1994 (v.44#4) pg. 16

Attach wooden "guide blocks" to a hand plane in order to maintain a consistent angle with the edge of the wood being planed.
FINE WOODWORKING #41 Jul-Aug 1983 pg. 16

Improved veneer-shooting board.
FINE WOODWORKING #52 May-Jun 1985 pg. 12

Tip: Simple device to apply a thin coat of oil to a handsaw blade, plane's sole, etc. Makes the tool easier to use by reducing friction.
FINE WOODWORKING #69 Mar-Apr 1988 pg. 8

Shooting board which doubles as a bench hook facilitates the making of perfect miter joints using a hand plane and handsaw.
FINE WOODWORKING #106 May-Jun 1994 pg. 72

Tip: Build a wooden storage "shoe" to protect the bottom of your hand plane.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1988 (v.13#1) pg. 80

Make a shooting board, a handy jig for squaring the edge of a board when you don't have a jointer.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1976 (v.145#4) pg. 204

Build this simple bench plane guide to aid you in planing perfectly square edges.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1984 (v.161#2) pg. 117

Bench hook (for surface planing and sawing) and shooting board (for planing ends and edges). Included in article on stock preparation using only hand tools.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1989 (v.166#11) pg. 80

Attachment for hand plane for easier jointing.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1964 (v.185#2) pg. 129

Squaring guide makes it easier to plane edges square.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1970 (v.196#1) pg. 138

Sketch shows wall rack for hanging planes without withdrawing the cutter blades.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1970 (v.197#6) pg. 100

Power planes. A review of what is available, along with a wooden jig to turn a power plane into a small jointer. Tips on using the plane included.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1974 (v.204#4) pg. 126

A board mounted on the side of your hand plane will aid in the planing of door edges.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1976 (v.208#5) pg. 151

Essential jigs. Simple bench top accessories to make joinery more exact. (1) Sawing jigs (bench hook, miter box, side guide for making angled cuts like those required by dovetails). (2) Planing aids (shooting board with wedges for trimming compound miters, miter jack, and donkey's ear shooting board). (3) Chisel miter guide. (4) Hand brace and bit boring guide.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #89 Mar 1996 (v.16#1) pg. 20

Hand plane jointer. An ordinary hand plane is converted into a jointer by constructing a large fence, pressure bar and guard assembly to hold the plane upside down. The wood stock being planed is moved along the fence and over the plane to produce a clean cut.
SHOPNOTES #19 Jan 1995 (v.4) pg. 4

Wooden plate with front and back clips serves as a protector for hand plane sole plates.
SHOPNOTES #33 May 1997 (v.6) pg. 5

Shop-made miter trimmer to work with a block plane.
SHOPNOTES #36 Nov 1997 (v.6) pg. 16

Wall-hung rack stores and displays your collection of hand planes.
WOOD MAGAZINE #17 Jun 1987 (v.4#3) pg. 52

Wall-mounted holder for planes.
WOOD MAGAZINE #50 Feb 1992 (v.9#2) pg. 9

Store hand planes in an upright position using a system of dowel pins and rods.
WOOD MAGAZINE #80 Aug 1995 (v.12#5) pg. 22

Modifying a hand plane to cut accurate lap bevels when building lapstrake boats.
WOODENBOAT #127 Nov-Dec 1995 pg. 83

Simple jig to facilitate hand-planing to produce thin wooden stock (1/2" and under).
WOODSMITH #44 Apr 1986 pg. 23

Removable fence converts a standard block plane to an "edge trimming" block plane.
WOODSMITH #48 Dec 1986 pg. 3

Wooden "shoe" attaches to the sole of a plane with rubberbands and serves to protect both the blade and the sole.
WOODSMITH #49 Feb 1987 pg. 3

Edging tools. A look at plane-like tools designed to round-over or chamfer an edge. Includes instructions for making a jig to convert a block plane into a chamfer plane.
WOODSMITH #57 Jun 1988 pg. 14

Techniques to plane thin pieces of wood without a thickness planer. (1) Equip a hand plane with side runners or sole runners. (2) Use a router table and a straight bit.
WOODSMITH #57 Jun 1988 pg. 22

Square planing. Make a shooting fence attachment for your hand plane to guarantee a square edge.
WOODWORK #24 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 68

Diagram for a sticking board which holds strips of wood being shaped with an "English" type molding plane.
WOODWORKER #1039 Jun 1980 (v.84) pg. 404

How to make an adjustable shooting board to facilitate accurate hand planing of the edges of boards.
WOODWORKER #1071 Feb 1983 (v.87) pg. 95

Block plane modification. Adjustable steel plates are attached to each side. This allows the plane to be set to a specific thickness when planing narrow stock.
WOODWORKER #1092 Nov 1984 (v.88) pg. 776

Planer-thicknesser and squaring jig is used with a hand plane.
WOODWORKER #1101 Aug 1985 (v.89) pg. 610

Fencing off. Three plane attachments which turn your favorite jointer or jack plane into a reliable square-edger.
WOODWORKER Aug 1989 (v.93#8) pg. 686

Build an old fashioned adjustable miter shoot for hand planing of miter joints.
WOODWORKER Mar 1990 (v.94#3) pg. 280
Added Info WOODWORKER Jun 1990 (v.94#6) pg. 528

Protect your plane iron and sole with this protective "shoe" made from metal and carpet scraps.
WOODWORKER Aug 1990 (v.94#8) pg. 813

Edge planing by hand. Attach this wooden fence to a 2" jack plane. Use it to prepare the edges when gluing narrow stock together to form wider panels.
WOODWORKER Sep 1990 (v.94#9) pg. 905

Planing push block is used to plane small components (such as found in model making) by pushing the component over the plane blade, instead of moving the plane over the component.
WOODWORKER Dec 1990 (v.94#12) pg. 1247

Attaching a bubble level to a hand plane when plough cutting.
WOODWORKER May 1991 (v.95#5) pg. 498

Jig for holding chair legs while planing. Adapts to tapered, round, octagonal or square legs.
WOODWORKER Nov 1991 (v.95#11) pg. 1180

Thickness planing jig for use with hand planes. Both fixed and adjustable models are shown. Suitable for planing short pieces of wood which are no wider than the plane blade.
WOODWORKER Aug 1992 (v.96#8) pg. 28

Design for a sticking fence, the standard method of holding slender components for hand planing moldings, grooves and rebates.
WOODWORKER Mar 1993 (v.97#3) pg. 78

Jigs and jee-jaws for the cabinetmaker. (1) Bench hook. (2) Shooting board. (3) Miter shooting board. (4) Miter trap. (5) Miter box. (6) Small router table.
WOODWORKER Jun 1994 (v.98#6) pg. 69

Tuning and using hand planes. Part 2. Working with bench and block planes. Techniques that maximize performance. Includes instructions for constructing and using a shooting board that provides a true surface for the plane body to ride against while holding a work piece securely.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1997 (v.21#4) pg. 62

Fiberglass guard for a hand plane eliminates the need to retract the blade.
WOODWORKING TODAY #26 Nov 1991 pg. 5