As always, there are a few different ways to do this. I will be using the rebate plane in this video, however Rob chose to use the Shoulder Plane in his student series. So please watch both videos if you want a full understanding of either method.
How to Shape the Finger Pull
How to Mitre the Plinth
Click the images below to see supporting material helping you with this part of the project.
A shoulder plane has an unknown weakness in its design, regardless of the manufacturer. This video will help you avoid this common pitfall and get your shoulder plane working as needed.
Have you got the plans yet?
The Student Series
Want to see another beginner make this project before you? It’s a great way to scope out any mistakes before you make one yourself!
Clamping plinth for Shoulder Plane – 2:48
Cutting material to length before rebating – 5:43
Component slipping due to insufficient clamping – 6:34
Getting rebate consistent – 12:15
Rebating bowed components – 13:19
Fixing out of square rebate using a chisel – 14:08
What Rob struggled with the most – 19:25