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This is the first tool I made in my endeavor to hand tool woodworking. At this time I was still using the powered machines in the woodshop on the base. Man will it hog off wood!
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#1 posted 11-30-2011 08:22 PM
nice looking plane!
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#2 posted 11-30-2011 09:27 PM
An admirable undertaking, building everything with just hand tools and sweat. I prefer to do it that way myself. I find that in order to put food on the table (since I work wood for a living) though, I need a quicker method of getting the work done. That equals machines. However, I have the occasional client request no machines be used in the production of their furniture. I do it for them gladly. I also charge more, as it is taking up more of my time and skill.
-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!
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#3 posted 11-30-2011 09:42 PM
Nice, did you saw it down the middle to cut out the “frog” area and glue it back together? Or did you Chop it out from a solid piece ?
-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch
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#4 posted 11-30-2011 10:01 PM
The Chamfer on the plane is a nice detail.
-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan
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#5 posted 11-30-2011 10:13 PM
Really nice plane. I like the proper button.
-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog
#6 posted 11-30-2011 10:17 PM
Thank you everyone for the words of encouragement.
Mochoa- I did use the “Krenov” method -resawing, and laminating- I just wanted a tote and for it to look more traditional.
#7 posted 11-30-2011 10:18 PM
Since you did the lamination where does the cut fall (I ask because of the way you secure the wedge)
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#8 posted 11-30-2011 10:48 PM
Well done. It looks great.
-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."
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#9 posted 12-01-2011 12:13 AM
Great looking plane.Welcome to lumberjocks.
-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois
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#10 posted 12-01-2011 03:33 AM
Great job, think I might try making some of the more “traditional” wooden planes. The Krenov style plans are only better for fine work, not for heavy planing.
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#11 posted 12-01-2011 08:22 AM
-- Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former. -- Albert Einstein
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#12 posted 12-01-2011 12:00 PM
I love those old school style planes.
-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon
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#13 posted 12-01-2011 12:27 PM
It’s a beautiful tool and it will serve you the rest of your life.
-- 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
#14 posted 12-01-2011 09:20 PM
RGtools- By “where does the cut fall” , I assume you mean the sides of the plane that are cut off, then reglued back together after you have shaped the bed, escapement, abuttment, and mouth. Is that right?
#15 posted 12-01-2011 09:52 PM
JaLatham, usually traditional style planes like the one you made, if laminated, were cut right down the middle. If you cut the sides off like Krenov then that’s a little different. I think that’s what RG was getting at. I had that question too. It sounds like you cut both sides off. Where did you see those plans.
Great plane, thanks for posting.
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