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Project by jordanp posted 06-05-2014 01:59 AM 1009 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this from scrap piece from a jointer plane I’m working on.
Turned out pretty good. I’m using a piece of jatoba for the wedge and a 1/4” thick 2” wide iron from rhett over at nice planes.

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy





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waho6o9

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#1 posted 06-05-2014 05:08 AM

Awesome curlies Jordan, great job on the plane

and the adjustments.

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jordanp

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#2 posted 06-05-2014 05:17 AM

Thanks waho, she’s taking some thick passes in the photo but after a few adjustments I was taking some pretty thin gossamer shavings.

I am thinking about adding a knob on the front and a palm wedge on the back. Undecided at thus point.

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy

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Rick

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#3 posted 06-05-2014 08:16 AM

Very Nice Work Jordan.

-- If there was any Logic in this world .... it would be Men riding Side Saddle, Not Women!

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#4 posted 06-05-2014 10:35 AM

Nice tools

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

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#5 posted 06-05-2014 11:34 AM

I think it’s cool you mAde a plane from a plane. Well done.

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

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#6 posted 06-05-2014 01:26 PM

Great job, Jordon. Looks great.

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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#7 posted 06-05-2014 05:24 PM

Very nice. Have you made one before?

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#8 posted 06-05-2014 06:16 PM

Great looking planes Jordan! like to see the jointer soon!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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jordanp

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#9 posted 06-05-2014 07:59 PM

Tim I think this has to be number 6 in my plane making career..
So far they have all been variations of a krenov style plane..

I haven’t dived into the traditional European style yet.

Thanks for the positive vibes guys..

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy

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#10 posted 06-05-2014 09:50 PM

Nicely done jordan.

-- - Terry

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