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Project by Davesfunwoodworking posted 10-18-2007 04:17 AM 1831 views 8 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is all the planes together. Plus a few others I made.

-- Davesfunwoodworking





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WayneC

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#1 posted 10-18-2007 04:19 AM

Looks like lots of fun. Are you planning to make more?

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

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#2 posted 10-18-2007 04:29 AM

beautiful work, I’ve made one hand plane in my life…out of oak…now lost in time to several moves and a divorce…truly excellent…an inspiration for my own efforts.

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

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#3 posted 10-18-2007 04:33 AM

It looks like you’ve been having a lot of fun outfiting yourself with tools. Good for you. Show us some more when you get them made.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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mot

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#4 posted 10-18-2007 04:34 AM

Great planes! Thanks for sharing them!

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

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Dorje

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#5 posted 10-18-2007 06:55 AM

My my that’s a lot of planes all at once! Keep it coming!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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Douglas Bordner

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#6 posted 10-18-2007 07:12 AM

Really like the Purpleheart and Goncalo Alves (? Third plane from the right on the first picture). They are all great looking.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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Jon3

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#7 posted 10-18-2007 05:44 PM

You must get a heck of a better deal on the Purpleheart than I do! =)

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Davesfunwoodworking

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#8 posted 10-19-2007 03:56 AM

Douglas, The plane that you are talking about is not Goncalo Alves. However I can see how you would think that. It is however made from Wallnut. And thank you for the kind words.

-- Davesfunwoodworking

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PanamaJack

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#9 posted 10-20-2007 07:05 AM

Outstanding. Keep it up.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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Karson

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#10 posted 10-23-2007 10:29 PM

A great set of planes. Thanks for the show.

-- 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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#11 posted 02-16-2008 12:11 PM

Thanks for posting them. I like Purpleheart a lot too. They set the standard for the rest of us!

-- --Chuck

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#12 posted 02-16-2008 12:30 PM

Great looking set of planes. Some day….

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#13 posted 07-01-2008 06:14 AM

Those are great planes. I have only made one hand plane for my collection, you’re making want to do more. Keep up the great work!

-- Brian S. --- "If you’ve worked on the building of a boat, it belongs to you the rest of your life." -Bob Prothero

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#14 posted 08-21-2008 03:44 PM

Well done… they look like a small woodworking army! (a well crafted army, at that!)

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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