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Project by Jamie Speirs posted 645 days ago 2061 views 1 time favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nothing much here

The bench slab has crowned and the best

option for me is the scrub plane

My coarsest is my wee Spiers plane and there

aint much of a curve on it

So one blade a bit of Oak offcut and two slices

of Padauk

I keep my eye open in the hope of a Stanley 40

They were only made in the USA as far as I know ??

Some on eBay but some want $50 shipping for a

$12 plane. One day. :)

Second Plane is my Spiers that I normally use as a

Scrub Plane. My normal use of a Scrub Plane is not

truly for the correct use

I use them for the effect of the blade

across the grai, well at about 30 off of

square. I then sand and call it quilted

really shows the Chato…. (big word) of

the wood

The third is just for Bertha my Old Norris

Picture #4 The Speirs Twins

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe





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meikou

115 posts in 2137 days


#1 posted 645 days ago

Lovely plane mate.

If you want a no 40 send me a pm and maybe I can get you one over here and send it to you. It shouldn’t cost $50 in postage.

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Mauricio

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#2 posted 645 days ago

Very nice!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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danoq

23 posts in 1344 days


#3 posted 645 days ago

I ALWAYS like making tools and jigs! I just cannot always justify the time! This one is worth the time! I’m on board! (No Pun Intended) Very COOL!

-- Q

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stefang

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#4 posted 645 days ago

Looks great Jamie. I like the colors too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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littlecope

2784 posts in 2004 days


#5 posted 645 days ago

Nice One Jamie!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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mafe

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#6 posted 645 days ago

Jamie why you want a Stanley when you have this wonderful plane.
You have made a wonderful plane full of life, full of Jamie.
Nice work my friend.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Rick

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#7 posted 645 days ago

Very Nice Project Indeed! Well Done!

Rick

-- The Difference Between A BEER And Your OPINION Is, I Asked For The BEER!

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Jamie Speirs

4037 posts in 1358 days


#8 posted 645 days ago

Mads has found me a suitable Stanley on eBay.

Thanks Mads

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Bertha

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#9 posted 645 days ago

Outstanding! I love it in every way. The infills? Oh man, where do I start.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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Jamie Speirs

4037 posts in 1358 days


#10 posted 645 days ago

The Norris was stolen many years ago

I found it dumped in the hedge

months later.

Hence the blotches.

The blade is 0.155” or 3.92mm

the Spiers blade is .172” or 4.46mm

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Brit

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#11 posted 645 days ago

Nice plane Jamie. I’ve given up on finding a good Stanley #40. Crappy ones go for silly money in the UK.

-- 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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Jamie Speirs

4037 posts in 1358 days


#12 posted 645 days ago

Andy I agree.

I have a thing for the USA Stanley though.

One of the LJ’s has kindly offered to try and

find me one on the other side of the pond and

ship here. wonderful

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Don W

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#13 posted 645 days ago

very well done. I got lucky on my #40. I bid on ebay and it looked worse than it really was.

I’ve got a narrow wooden horn plane missing the horn I picked up for cheap. That will become my wooden scrub.

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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Jamie Speirs

4037 posts in 1358 days


#14 posted 645 days ago

Don

have you i picture.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Don W

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#15 posted 645 days ago

For the wooden option, you’ll need to pick out the one on the left. Its still as i found it.

its the best I can do right now.

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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