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Wooden Planes #14: A Block for a Friend

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Blog entry by Mark Kornell posted 04-17-2014 04:30 AM 815 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this plane as a gift for a friend. He took a woodworking course to build a chair, and ran out of time. Hasn’t had any luck finding a shop to get some time in, so the pieces for the chair are sitting on a shelf in his apartment. I was hoping to inspire him to complete the project by giving him a tool he could use without needing a shop. We’ll see what happens.

Jatoba body with beech stripe. Ipe sole. Tung oil and wax finish.

45 degree bed, Hock iron. I barely opened the mouth, couldn’t even fit a sheet of paper through. Told him he had to put the finishing touches on it himself.

Just about kept this one for myself.

(Apologies for the overlit pics)

-- Mark Kornell, Kornell Wood Design



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#1 posted 04-17-2014 04:35 PM

Its a beauty!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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