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Project by Cobra posted 04-01-2010 06:52 AM 2010 views 13 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first wood plane. It’s Cherry and Walnut with a 1 3/4” Hock Blade.

It was fun and easy to make. Works good and has a nice feel. Setting the blade is fairly easy. Now I just need to make a small adjusting hammer.

Here’s a link to some plans.

http://www.popularmechanics.com/home_journal/woodworking/1273456.html?page=1

-- Nathan Ward, Fort Saskatchewan, AB





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bigbuddha

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#1 posted 04-01-2010 07:06 AM

beautiful plane! It is on my list of things to make!

-- helen

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#2 posted 04-01-2010 07:22 AM

sweet tool…

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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Ecocandle

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#3 posted 04-01-2010 07:58 AM

It is beautiful. I agree with bigbuddah, I want to make one too.

-- Brian Meeks, http://extremelyaverage.com

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Rob Drown

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#4 posted 04-01-2010 09:34 AM

Looks like nice thin shavings. ver very cool. Art work and tool combined.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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Galirex

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#5 posted 04-01-2010 12:42 PM

OK, I don’t need one (yet), but where do I order one !
Really cool !

-- Don't complain about growing old, it's a priviledge denied many...

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Rick Boyett

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#6 posted 04-01-2010 02:53 PM

I love it! Great work.

I really need to try this some time.

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JoeinDE

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#7 posted 04-01-2010 03:01 PM

nicely done

-- A bad craftsmen blames his cheap #$%ing tools

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Kent Shepherd

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#8 posted 04-01-2010 03:45 PM

Awesome plane

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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JohnnyW

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#9 posted 04-01-2010 05:41 PM

I was just looking at those plans in my lunch hour at work. You’ve done a fantastic job.

-- John

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blackcherry

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#10 posted 04-01-2010 06:41 PM

Nice looking plane, I used the plan but twicked it a bit. Nice combo of woods and great choice on the blade. Enjoy using and stay safe….Blkcherry

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Tim Mahoney

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#11 posted 04-01-2010 07:28 PM

Your plane looks familiar or maybe we just think alike. Good job. I just finished my smoother with the same woods. I’ll post with some pics.

-- Tim Mahoney, So Cal, http://www.mahoneywoodworks.com

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mafe

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#12 posted 04-01-2010 09:19 PM

A little beauty.

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

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donjoe

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#13 posted 04-02-2010 03:53 AM

Great looking plane. Thin shavings and this one looks to be a winner.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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Rob Drown

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#14 posted 04-05-2010 01:41 AM

Nice work.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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bigike

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#15 posted 04-05-2010 02:17 AM

great work!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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