DIY Tools

DIYourfaceoff's Krenov-style Plane

DIYourfaceoff's Krenov-style Plane

Stephen, of DIYourfaceoff, built a beautiful Krenov-style plane using a HOCK blade and documented his experience here. Notice that he used a 1/2″ dowel for the cross-pin. I recommend that change from the “official” Krenovian methodology. It works just fine and saves having to fuss with the more traditional pivoting cross-pin (which is a PITA to make.) Nice work!

HOCK TOOL'S Shoulder Plane Kit

And Matt Vanderlist of Matt’s Basement Workshop built a HOCK Shoulder Plane kit and seemed to have a good time doing it. He varied from our “official” instructions with the not-quite-through holes for the locator dowels. Good idea!

Thanks to Stephen and Matt for documenting and sharing their tool-making experiences.

About Ron Hock

Owner of HOCK TOOLS (.com) and author of "The Perfect Edge, the Ultimate Guide to Sharpening for Woodworkers"
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One Response to DIY Tools

  1. Thank you for your work. In your blog lots of useful information, especially for beginners

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