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Project by mafe posted 03-23-2010 02:02 PM 7022 views 8 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a simple gadget to hold my plane just by my hand when I’m working.
Simple but effective.

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

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#1 posted 03-23-2010 02:57 PM

sweet! i need one or two of these on the side of my bench. what a cool idea.

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#2 posted 03-23-2010 03:05 PM

thankĀ“s for the tip Mafe


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#3 posted 03-23-2010 03:12 PM

Great idea! I will be making one soon.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 03-23-2010 03:34 PM

Good idea but it just wouldnt work for me. I would wack my head everytime I walked within 3 ft of it.

-- Kelly -- Common Sense, Isn't Common to Everyone. - Me

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#5 posted 03-23-2010 03:47 PM

Great idea!

-- "Preach the gospel always. If necessary use words" -St Francis of Assisi

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#6 posted 03-23-2010 03:50 PM

Great idea.

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#7 posted 03-23-2010 05:06 PM

That’s a cool idea. Keeps it up and out of the way but handy when you need it!

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

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#8 posted 03-24-2010 05:00 AM

Very clever! I like it!

-- "I asked my wife if I look dorky in the video below where I'm planing that long piece of wood. Her reply: "It's all dorky."" - Mitch Roberson from his blog Furnitude

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#9 posted 03-24-2010 09:30 PM

so simple yet so smart

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#10 posted 03-26-2010 12:13 AM

Thank you all.
Yes it’s wonderful when a simple idea, can do the trick.
I think I’ll make a few, just so I can ‘hang arround’ the workshop…

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

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#11 posted 03-31-2010 01:29 PM

You have got me thinking again, so many ideas so little time.

-- I would rather have the most memories, than the most money.

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#12 posted 04-03-2010 07:39 PM

Very good idea (why hadn’t I thought of that??? ;-) )

-- When you crawl under people's houses, you hear things (Alf)

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#13 posted 10-26-2010 08:04 PM

I just noticed this project again. This give me an idea for a way to store my hand planes that I had not thought of. I think that I will have to play with this idea a bit to see what I can come up with.


-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

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#14 posted 10-26-2010 09:01 PM

It’s so wonderful when a simple idea, can be used, it makes me happy – thank you back.
Best thoughts,

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

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