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Project by Tim Dahn posted 102 days ago 1392 views 5 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a Coffin style smoother made with the Veritas plane kit. The wood is Beech from a donor plane and a bloodwood lever cap. Also added set screws on the sides to prevent lateral movement of the iron. Tested it out on some Cherry and Walnut, it works great with or against the grain.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.





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Karson

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#1 posted 102 days ago

very nice Tim

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Wolfdaddy

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#2 posted 102 days ago

That looks great. What is the bed angle?

-- Your failures do not take away your possibilities.

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CL810

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#3 posted 102 days ago

Very nice plane Tim. What are your thoughts on the Veritas kit?

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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mafe

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#4 posted 102 days ago

Beautiful Tim, really like it.
Looks like it could be a favorite.
Best thoughts,
Mas

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Tim Dahn

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#5 posted 102 days ago

Thanks all

Wolfdaddy- bed angle 45

CL810- The Veritas kit is spot on.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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Wolfdaddy

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#6 posted 102 days ago

Looks like a joy to use. Got any shavings pics?

-- Your failures do not take away your possibilities.

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#7 posted 102 days ago

It sure looks good Tim.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#8 posted 102 days ago

You did a great job. I bet it will become your favorite.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#9 posted 102 days ago

Nice job Tim

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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CL810

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#10 posted 102 days ago

Tim, just what I expected to hear. Everything I’ve purchased from them has been top notch.

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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Tim Dahn

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#11 posted 102 days ago

Shavings for Wolfdaddy

Results on some Walnut

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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DocBailey

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#12 posted 102 days ago

The proof’s in the pudding—the light playing across that walnut says it all

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kiefer

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#13 posted 102 days ago

I am on holydays on my way to Ottawa and will stop in at LV and pick up the kit .
I just love what you did here ,great job Tim .

-- Kiefer 松

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Wolfdaddy

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#14 posted 102 days ago

Excellent!

-- Your failures do not take away your possibilities.

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Tim Dahn

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#15 posted 102 days ago

Kiefer- I also purchased a couple of plane kits W/O the blade, they were very reasonably priced if you have an extra Veritas plane iron.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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