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I needed a jointer plane, so I made this one with cherry. It works pretty well too.
Dec 01, 2011
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#1 posted 11-30-2011 07:20 PM
It should last a good while – oil it with BLO, will reduce the checking over time. Very nice job.
-- David in Damascus, MD
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#2 posted 11-30-2011 09:22 PM
Keep it well oiled, and yeah, it’ll last a lifetime. I have some old wooden planes made by my great grandfather! Looks good. Oh, and Welcome to Lumber Jocks, glad to have you aboard.
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#3 posted 11-30-2011 09:28 PM
Well done. what are the demensions? That plane looks like it’s 3 feet long.
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#4 posted 11-30-2011 10:00 PM
That is a great plane. Beatiful and functional.Always a good combo.
-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan
#5 posted 11-30-2011 10:13 PM
Thank you everyone for the welcome and kind words. As for dimensions, it’s 28-29 inches long, and has a 2 3/8” blade. I also rubbed on some BLO and tallow.
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#6 posted 11-30-2011 11:51 PM
Looks great. Is it laminated or one piece?
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#7 posted 11-30-2011 11:52 PM
Great looking plane. I really like the tote.
Question: who made the iron? It looks thicker (and wider) than the Hock's or Finck's.
#8 posted 12-01-2011 12:20 AM
This plane is also laminated.I got the iron from Lee Valley. It’s 3/16” thick and 2 3/8” wide, and bedded at 50 degrees.
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#9 posted 12-01-2011 12:52 AM
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#10 posted 12-01-2011 03:36 AM
really nice work. Very cool!!!
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#11 posted 12-01-2011 03:41 AM
-- Dave C. Wesley Chapel FL.
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#12 posted 12-01-2011 04:15 AM
very cool ill link this into the handplanes of your dreams thread i like it 5 stars
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#13 posted 12-01-2011 08:20 AM
Absolutely beautiful. If it planes as well as it looks, you’ve got yourself a winner.
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#14 posted 12-01-2011 08:40 AM
BETTER THAN ONE FACTORY !!!!!!
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