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Veneered box for #7 Jointing plane

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Project by Julian posted 418 days ago 1308 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I purchased a #7 Stanley jointer on Ebay awhile ago and after refurbishing the plane I did not want to leave it out to prevent future rust. It was too long to fit in my bench drawers, with the other plane so I built this simple box. Made from poplar with red mahogany stain. Top is ribbon cut sapele veneer.

-- Julian





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BTimmons

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#1 posted 418 days ago

Looks like you did nice job refurbishing the plane, and I’m sure it’ll be happy in a nice box all its own.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

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BertFlores58

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#2 posted 418 days ago

Very nice job on the box. Specially the illusion made from choosing the veneer grain orientation. Good job in restoring the plane.

-- Bert

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Oldtool

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#3 posted 418 days ago

That’s a darn nice home for your Stanley No. 7, great work.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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shipwright

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#4 posted 418 days ago

Nice job Julian.
I’m not known as a hand tool guy but I’ve had and used that plane for about 40 years.
It’s a true joy.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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robscastle

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#5 posted 418 days ago

Nice work there Julian
Good to see other LJs make an effort to look after and protect their assets as well as being creative.

Regards
Robert Brennan

-- Regards Robert

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stefang

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#6 posted 418 days ago

Beautiful box Julian and quite a plane. I bought 3 hand planes recently, but I decided against a jointer for now precisely because I can’t figure out where to keep such a large hand tool.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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tomd

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#7 posted 418 days ago

Really great box, good color and finish.

-- Tom D

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 415 days ago

A great tool deserves an equally great home. Like the top, choice of wood, stain and hardware as well. Great job!

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Buckethead

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#9 posted 415 days ago

You made poplar look like a million bucks! Well done!

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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