Hand Tools Archive 2007
Derek Cohen (in Perth, Australia)
>I have emailed St James Bay twice. No answer as yet...
Construction of the Norris adjuster is relatively straight forward. Thanks to a blown up picture of Brian Buckner's construction, the details are evident, thus:
The adjustable mouth is not so easy. I will likely use a variation of the LV/LN/Stanley construction (see their block planes). I did look at the design from Stephen Thomas' "Loopy", but this is more complex than I like and unnecessarily so for a simple block plane.
This is from the pictures of the Loopy in the Archives:
I would be most greatful if anyone would post alternatives here.
Regards from Perth
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