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Project by madts posted 04-08-2016 03:08 PM 737 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was in Denmark this winter for a month. What to do? A visit to Mads is a must. As usual we had a good time and as a parting gift he gave me a plane blade that he had cut out. See pic #2.
I have always wanted to make a plane like this. So this is dedicated to my Lumber Jock friend Mads. I added the pipe to the wedge as a tribute to Mads. He is a pipe smoker. I am not the best of carvers as you can see.

The body is made from Maple with some Walnut accent, to give a little art Deco effect. Wedge is from red oak. Finish is linseed oil.

The plane works well, but needs fine tuning.

Thanks Mads.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.





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bobasaurus

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#1 posted 04-08-2016 04:37 PM

That’s a great-looking plane, should be useful.

-- Allen, Colorado

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#2 posted 04-08-2016 05:12 PM

Hah Mads’ pipe :)

Nice looking plane.

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#3 posted 04-08-2016 07:28 PM

What’s up with making something useful ???
You need to stop that.
:-)

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#4 posted 04-08-2016 10:23 PM

Smoking plane buddy and has character with the pipe just don’t let Mads know he will claim it as his idea .

Klaus

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#5 posted 04-21-2016 08:24 AM

Mi Madts,
I laugh big time here, but with tears of joy in my eyes.
How could I miss this post!
Such a wonderful plane you made, that iron got the best home possible now. I am really proud to put name to the smoking shoulder plane.
Thank you Madts, I will jump to the blog now.
Best of my thoughts while I smoke on your fathers pipe,
Mads

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

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