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Lie-Nielsen No.100-1/2 Convex Sole Block Plane
Lie-Nielsen No.100-1/2 Convex Sole Block Plane


 
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Convex Sole Block Plane

This small block plane is perfect for all sorts of hollowing jobs like chair seats, moldings and model making. The sole of the plane is 1-1/4" wide x 3-1/2" long. Overall length, including the squirrel-tail handle, is 4-7/8". The sole has a convex radius of 3" in the width and 27" in the length.

Ductile Iron body, Bronze cap.

  • Blade is 7/8" wide, 1/8" thick, A2 steel.
  • Blade is ground to a 7/8" radius and bedded at 20 Degrees.
  • Weight 8.8 oz.
Use
  • Convex Sole Palm Plane

    Our Convex Sole Palm Plane is a miniature workhorse that will do a great job of hollowing chair seats and shaping other concave work. Plane is 4-7/8" long and 1-1/4" wide.

    Geometry

    The sole has a radius of 3" from side to side, and 27" from front to back. Blade is 7/8" wide and 1/8" thick. It has a radius of 7/8", and sits in the body at 20°, bevel up. The radius on the mouth is 1-3/16". The smaller blade radius of .900" means that the corners of the blade will not protrude from the mouth when set for a medium or fine shaving.

    Blade Sharpening

    The blade comes ready to use. Additional honing will improve performance. For honing: One method is to plane a groove in softwood with the blade set for a coarse cut. Charge the resulting groove with honing compound and hone the blade by pulling backwards through the groove. Another method is to shape a groove in a spare or broken waterstone with a 7/8" dowel wrapped with coarse (60-100 grit) sandpaper. Hone the blade by pulling through the groove. For grinding: Re-grind as necessary, following the original bevel angle and radius as closely as possible. Marking the bevel with a felt marker will help you see what you are doing.

    Blade Adjustment:

    Slightly loosen the pressure of the cap and advance or retract the blade. Tighten the thumbscrew


Accessories
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