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Project by RusticJohn posted 881 days ago 1757 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my carved planes. About 10 inches long and about 2 inches wide. Its quite light and great for smaller projects. Set up as a Jack Plane for rough cutting. I do all my woodwork by hand and so a plane to quickly reduce smaller pieces of wood down to size is very useful. Also I teach and many women with smaller hands prefer to use it.

The wood is Jarrah and Ebony. Made in the Krenov style with a Bulldog carved on the front knob. I like dogs.

-- RusticJohn





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 881 days ago

That is so cool great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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TonyWard

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#2 posted 881 days ago

“Go the Doggies” A great job, a real winner.

An appropriate time to post this work, given next week the NRL begins will the Bulldogs get to the 2012 Grand Final?

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~ http://www.tonyward.org

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NormG

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#3 posted 881 days ago

Wonderful workmanship

-- Norman

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RusticJohn

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#4 posted 881 days ago

I think it will be the Warriors turn this year. Good luck to the Bulldogs but they are up against some tough competition.

-- RusticJohn

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kiefer

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#5 posted 881 days ago

Nicely done and well shaped to fit the hand.
Should have a special place to keep this piece of PRACTICAL ART !
Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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saddletramp

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#6 posted 880 days ago

Too cool!!!

-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

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waho6o9

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#7 posted 880 days ago

That’s awesome, good job.

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RusticJohn

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#8 posted 880 days ago

All my planes have got to work no matter how fancy. Sadly the ones that are sold are often put on a shelf and admired rather than worked. The real beauty is in the way they perform and the owners don’t get to experience this.

-- RusticJohn

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Dennisgrosen

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#9 posted 880 days ago

beautyfull plane
thanks for sharing

Dennis

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parkerdude

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#10 posted 433 days ago

Once again, SWEET !

Another nice looking plane. I don’t carve, but your work makes carving interesting.

Thanks!

later,

-- dust control

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RusticJohn

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#11 posted 433 days ago

I wish I had kept this plane but I suppose I can always make another.

-- RusticJohn

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Tony Strupulis

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#12 posted 400 days ago

Everything is better with a bulldog!

-- Tony - http://ravensedgetoolworks.com

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