New Smoothing Planes

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Project by SpaceAgePlane posted 07-06-2017 11:44 PM 1018 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi guys, I haven’t posted much lately, it’s been busy between work and getting planes done and in the mail. I wanted to show off my newest model, it’s similar in size to my Medium Smoother, but a bit longer and wider. With a bed angle of 55 degrees, a tight mouth, and a thick iron, they work exceptionally well on tough grain and leave a perfect finish. This grew out of a commission from a customer to make a wider plane that was still around the size of the Med. Smoother. The first one is infilled with Desert Ironwood and the second is “Black and White” Ebony. Both are on my site now, be sure to check them out. If you have any questions, feel free to ask. Thanks for looking!

-- Paul @ Space Age Plane Co.

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#1 posted 07-07-2017 01:40 AM

Beautiful work Paul!

-- You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven - Jimi Hendrix

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#2 posted 07-07-2017 02:09 AM

Wow! Those are some sweet looking planes!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 07-07-2017 02:29 AM

Plane awesome. If it works anywhere near as good as it looks, then you are the master.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 07-07-2017 03:29 AM

Those are bad ass, ID like to make a dovetailed infill plane

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#5 posted 07-07-2017 01:48 PM

These are beautiful planes. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 07-07-2017 03:33 PM

Just wow!

-- No craft is very far from the line beyond which is magic. -- Lord Dunsany

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#7 posted 07-07-2017 04:29 PM

yeah wow and wow,your planes are truly a work of art and judging by the time you spend making such a beautiful plane id have no doubt about its ability to do a great job.ill be checking out your site,thanks for sharing your beautiful work.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#8 posted 07-07-2017 04:53 PM

pm me on how much you charge!

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#9 posted 07-07-2017 11:10 PM

Thanks for all the kind words! Most of the time is in the finish work, the actual construction isn’t too bad now that I have the setups to produce the parts. Prices and info are on my site, you’ll be surprised at the costs!

-- Paul @ Space Age Plane Co.

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#10 posted 07-08-2017 01:14 AM

There is a coupon available to all LJ Members on my site. Put in “LJ15” to receive 15% off your order, FREE SHIPPING lasts through the weekend.

-- Paul @ Space Age Plane Co.

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