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MY SECOND HAND PLANE

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Project by kiefer posted 06-01-2015 06:55 PM 2061 views 7 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A hand plane made from Afzelia or also called Doussie which was given to me by my Buddy Andre /rad457
and some Jatoba for the tote and front knob and 10”L long x2 3/8’‘W with a 1 5/8” iron.
The iron is Japanese and held in with a cap and brass cross pin and is fairly easy to tune with my plane adjusting hammer. The adjustable mouth is a feature I did on my first plane and included it in this one but instead of using a bolt threaded into wood I added a bolt in the body and brass nut to hold the sliding mouth piece and should be more durable . The tote was the biggest challenge on this one and after three failures I finally used putty to make a model to fit my hand properly and then copied it in wood works like a charm.
The plane seems to work just fine right from the start and produces some nice shavings right down to one thousand’s ,got lucky I guess . A CANADIAN Penny for good luck inlayed in the throat just something I like doing on all my hand tools as my makers mark .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 06-01-2015 06:58 PM

Klaus, that is a real heirloom tool. Nice going! I love it when they cut so nice like that!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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grizzman

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#2 posted 06-01-2015 07:01 PM

as always you have done a beautiful job, i love custom made tools and your work is always so fun and enjoyable to look at.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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HillbillyShooter

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#3 posted 06-01-2015 07:16 PM

Beautiful work!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Jim Rowe

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#4 posted 06-01-2015 07:20 PM

That’s a great looking plane. Doussie is a really beautiful wood, it’s difficult to work but gives excellent results. I’ve seen a bench made from it!
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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DocSavage45

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#5 posted 06-01-2015 07:30 PM

Klaus,

Your Back! With a master’s vengeance. LOL! Looked at the other plane and this one. Lots of subtle differences. I don’t think luck has anything to do with this fine tool! Nice!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Dutchy

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#6 posted 06-01-2015 07:32 PM

Cute.

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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mafe

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#7 posted 06-01-2015 07:55 PM

Another favorite in your tool cabinet.
Looks like you got a good grip and are making wonderful shaves.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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jaykaypur

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#8 posted 06-01-2015 08:07 PM

Simple beauty. Very nice craftsmanship and design. Happy shaving!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Bricofleur

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#9 posted 06-01-2015 08:22 PM

Awesome tool ! Hat’s off, Klaus. As preniously mentioned, a simple beauty.

Congrats !

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Woodbridge

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#10 posted 06-01-2015 08:29 PM

great looking plane. Hopefully you’ve kept some pennies so that you can keep building more nice hand tools.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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bluekingfisher

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#11 posted 06-01-2015 08:48 PM

Great project Klaus, your work is an example to all.

David

-- No one plans to fail, they just, just fail to plan

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nonickswood

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#12 posted 06-01-2015 10:26 PM

Beautiful! Plane, Nice work!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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RogerBean

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#13 posted 06-01-2015 11:48 PM

Klaus,
Handsome plane.
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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CharlieK

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#14 posted 06-02-2015 12:39 AM

Nice plane, Klaus!

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Wolfdaddy

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#15 posted 06-02-2015 01:56 AM

Love it! I love the adjustable mouth.

-- "MOM! I think there's something under our house! I'm gonna need a jackhammer, a fish bowl, some air tanks, and maybe a few pipes."

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