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Project by Kari Hultman posted 530 days ago 3109 views 24 times favorited 61 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Horned smoothing plane made of cherry. Dimensions are 8.5” long x 3” wide x 2.25” high. From the sole to the top of the horn is about 5”.

I blogged about the build if you’re interested. Go to http://villagecarpenter.blogspot.com. You can scroll down the entries from today’s date (Feb 13, 2013). They are almost all in order. I tried doing a search for Horned Smoother, but nothing came up for some weird reason.





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jbschutz

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#1 posted 530 days ago

Beautiful! I really like the Scandinavian design…..looks like a Viking long boat, and the chip carving is a special detail. It’s so cool, I don’t even care if it works. Bravo!

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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Don W

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#2 posted 530 days ago

That’s very nice. Do you plan to use it, or is it a show piece?

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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grizzman

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#3 posted 530 days ago

kari, you have made such a beautiful plane, the cherry was a great selection of wood for this, enjoy using it…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Kari Hultman

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#4 posted 530 days ago

Thanks guys! Yes, my plane (named Sven) will be put to use. Hopefully, he’ll last several generations before being put out to sea.

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Joe Watson

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#5 posted 530 days ago

just beautiful Kari

-- Got Wood?

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stefang

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#6 posted 530 days ago

Hi Kari. Very beautiful plane. It’s your new apprentice, I see. I always love your projects and I wish you would post more of your work here. It seems from a quick scan of your project page that I missed most of the ones you did post. All first class work and with a nice Norwegian feel to them as well.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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DocSavage45

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#7 posted 530 days ago

To nice to use!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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bondogaposis

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#8 posted 530 days ago

Wow, gorgeous! Just looking at it makes me want to go out and smooth something.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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Don W

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#9 posted 530 days ago

it makes me want to go out and carve something. I’d love to see a blog on how you do it.

Very very nice.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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Mosquito

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#10 posted 530 days ago

Dang that’s a beautiful plane. Nice work!

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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deon

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#11 posted 530 days ago

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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chrisstef

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#12 posted 530 days ago

Im astounded. Thats an awesome plane. The lucky person who finds that plane 100 years from now will hopefully cherish it as much as you do. Truly an heirloom tool.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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bonobo

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#13 posted 530 days ago

I can’t get over how well balanced all the decoration is and how ingeniously all the facets transition across the body. Crisply executed as well. Love it.

-- “The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.” ― Mark Twain

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RusticJohn

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#14 posted 529 days ago

Nice plane. I love the incised carvings.

-- RusticJohn

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Jamie Speirs

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#15 posted 529 days ago

Kari that is excellent, every detail and there are a lot of details.
in each facet the light just catches showing it to it’s best
It looks as if it has age, in a nice way

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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