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Project by Philip Edwards posted 2537 days ago 3324 views 12 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

HI Folks
This plane was made for a friend – he requested a plane with a handle. It came out pretty well!
The timber is Pau Rosa, an exotic. It is pretty tough and brittle to work but look at that grain – beautiful. It has a 2 inch wide O1 iron, 1/8th thick and a 50 degree pitch.
Hope you like,
Phil





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Don

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#1 posted 2537 days ago

Phil, this is a beautiful plane.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!" http://dpb-photography.me/

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Thos. Angle

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#2 posted 2537 days ago

Oh, don’t worry, Phil, we like. I tlooks like a plane I would like to have. Yes, very much so.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#3 posted 2537 days ago

Outstanding!!!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 2537 days ago

Excellent work!

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#5 posted 2537 days ago

Great plane Phillip, It would be a nice user.

-- 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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#6 posted 2537 days ago

Very pretty. I bet it works great.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Philip Edwards

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#7 posted 2536 days ago

Thank you all! It should be with its new owner in a week – I hope he’ll let us know his thoughts :)
Best regards
Phil

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TomFran

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#8 posted 2536 days ago

Beautiful work! I’d love to have one – looks like it would fit the hand.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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Chip

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#9 posted 2536 days ago

Great stuff Phil. Nothing much beats an elegant tool like this. Perhaps centuries of being handled with reverence and handed down from generation to generation. Just wonderful.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#10 posted 2535 days ago

that is beautiful!!!! it looks like it would feel nice to use.

-- life can always be weaved into a song.

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David

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#11 posted 2535 days ago

Phil -

Beautiful! Wonder if you could convince the owner to share his experience with this beauty? :-)

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David

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#12 posted 2535 days ago

apologies for a duplicate!

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WayneC

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#13 posted 2535 days ago

Phil, have you made any Krenov style planes. (I know you have an origianal) . Are you sticking to the more traditional style?

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Philip Edwards

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#14 posted 2535 days ago

Thanks Guys!
Wayne, I have made a few Krenov style planes. But I prefer a slightly taller (and yes, more traditional) plane. The more old planes I see the more the styling gets to me :)
Best regards
Phil

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mot

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#15 posted 2535 days ago

Phil, an amazing plane. It’s up to the standard that you’ve set for yourself. Nice work!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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