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There was another Online Extra for this article:
Issue 79 Online Extra
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Brass-Body Hand Plane
This fine tool is beautiful to look at and a joy to use. But the greatest satisfaction comes from knowing that you built it yourself. The patterns are available to download in this Online Extra. (See download link above)