|Project by Daren Nelson||posted 11-04-2007 01:31 AM||6411 views||18 times favorited||22 comments|
I popped into LJ a very few weeks ago. I saw some amazing projects and am still going through the archives, when I have time…there seems to be a new one everyday. And I do visit every day, just to see what is new. I now have a list as long as my arm of things I just have to build I have seen here. (shower stool by Jojo is next, love the Japanese style, the story and the joinery is just cool. Already have the wood picked out Osage)
Why this little plane is you alls fault. The day I joined someone (sorry, don’t remember) posted a picture of a shop made plane. I thought “That looks like a fun little project”. The rest is history. I made one and it was fun, now I am addicted. I have made several since.
This is my latest one. I am kinda proud of it. My own design based on a Japanese style small plane. It pulls shavings as thin as rice paper. My iron angle is not as steep as the ones I have seen, but the grind on the edge makes it work well. I kept the angle low so I could use a short iron and keep the plane small in length.