Jointer Plane

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Project by JaLatham posted 11-30-2011 06:56 PM 6990 views 11 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I needed a jointer plane, so I made this one with cherry. It works pretty well too.

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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.

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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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.

-- Vince

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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

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#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?

-- Woodworking shouldn't cost a fortune:

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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.

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#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


-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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#10 posted 12-01-2011 03:36 AM

really nice work. Very cool!!!

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#11 posted 12-01-2011 03:41 AM

Very nice!

-- 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.

-- Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. -- Albert Einstein

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#15 posted 12-01-2011 09:23 AM

very nice!

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