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Project by simonGee posted 1134 days ago 2744 views 15 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

wood:oak,jatoba,wenge
size:16”long 2” blade

-- Simon, Illinois





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RS Woodworks

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#1 posted 1134 days ago

Let me be the first to say… very very nice!! I really like it, and the one piece tote is some amazing work in itself!

-- I restore the finest vintage tools! If you need a nice plane, saw, marking tool or brace, please let me know!

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simonGee

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#2 posted 1134 days ago

haha thank you very much!!

-- Simon, Illinois

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RGtools

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#3 posted 1134 days ago

60 degree bed angle?

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan

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David Grimes

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#4 posted 1134 days ago

That is one of the prettiest planes I’ve seen. Marvelous design of the tote (and all the curves).

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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simonGee

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#5 posted 1134 days ago

hi! rgtools that 50 degree bed angle,,,

-- Simon, Illinois

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bvdon

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#6 posted 1134 days ago

Functional art! Love it.

-- http://woodwork.me

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Splinterman

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#7 posted 1133 days ago

Real sweet job.

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 1133 days ago

Great work, looks like its dialed in nicely!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 1133 days ago

Boy that is one beautiful plane and it looks like it works so fine! I have a Stanley plane but a hand made one is much more appreciated. With all the planes I have seen here on LJ’s, this one is really getting me in the mood to make one.Maybe it is the delicate chips you show!! Where did you get the blade? Is there a basic plan for building them? It seems that 50 degrees is a good angle, too.

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

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Don W

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#10 posted 1133 days ago

i found myself just staring. Very nice. Is the tote reinforced?

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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jcees

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#11 posted 1133 days ago

Dig that ergonomic design, way cool!

always,
J.C.

-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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Woodwrecker

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#12 posted 1133 days ago

Looks like a “woodworking Ferrari” sitting there on the bench!
I bet you get some pleasurable hours out of it!

-- Having fun...Eric

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dustyal

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#13 posted 1133 days ago

... all I want to say is SHOWOFF!! Seriously, well done. It is a good looking tool. Funny, I have a tray of my first plane shavings… so I know how you must feel after making a plane with the results of those great curls.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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Bob A in NJ

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#14 posted 1133 days ago

Wow, looks like a Nimitz class submarine, way cool design and choice of woods.

-- Bob A in NJ

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SteveGaskins

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#15 posted 1133 days ago

Beautiful plane. Do you have a plan?

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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