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Project by jase posted 09-06-2016 08:05 AM 1974 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend asked me to make his retirement gift. I wanted to keep the cost down, so I went with veneer. Everything except the planes were veneer and whoo it was lengthy. I did not have a vacuum sealer so I had to glue and clamp every piece individually. Finished with aerosol lacquer.

-- 'If you got any, you got plenty'





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Redoak49

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#1 posted 09-06-2016 10:55 AM

Fantastic build…really love the small planes. Your other projects are also great.

Would love to see how you crave the planes.

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 09-06-2016 12:07 PM

This is a beautiful piece and makes a wonderful gift.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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DonB

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#3 posted 09-06-2016 12:45 PM

Unique gift. Very well done. Even though its Air Force, I’d be proud to give that as a gift, and equally proud to accept it.

-- DonB

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Northwest29

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#4 posted 09-06-2016 04:40 PM

Truly an impressive retirement gift. Excellent craftsmanship!

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Mean_Dean

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#5 posted 09-06-2016 08:29 PM

A truly well done retirement gift! I’m sure he’ll really appreciate it and enjoy it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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jase

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#6 posted 09-06-2016 09:05 PM

Thanks guys!

-- 'If you got any, you got plenty'

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JPJ

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#7 posted 09-07-2016 01:03 AM

Nice job!

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majuvla

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#8 posted 09-07-2016 06:59 AM

Awesome veneer work, also those planes are great. I would never gues the method you’ve done it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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GR8HUNTER

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#9 posted 09-07-2016 02:35 PM

very beautiful gift ….......I love the planes also …....... GREAT JOB

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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nitewalker41

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#10 posted 09-08-2016 05:26 PM

Great work, the person it was for is lucky to have you around to make it for them

-- "older I get, the more fun I have"

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JCinVA

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#11 posted 09-09-2016 05:51 AM

Looks fantastic. I like the cord detail on the handles too.

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Dutchy

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#12 posted 09-09-2016 06:12 AM

Outstanding!

-- https://dutchypatterns.com/

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