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MaFe style Kanna
Japan meets Krenov

My drawing for the project.

This post comes from my Japan meets Krenov blog .

For quite some time now I have had three wishes that I wanted to fulfill in one project.
1. To have a Japanese Naga-Dai-Kanna (jointer plane).
2. To combine the Krenov plane building style with Japanese planes.
3. To find use of a beautiful old hand forged Japanese plane iron that I had purchased some time back.
This project was making this possible and was made while I visited my friend Jamie in Scotland.

Pictures:
1. The Naga-Dai-Kanna.
2. Jointer plane.
3. Splitting.
4. Cutting.
5. The parts.
6. Glue up.

Hope this post can bring some inspiration, who knows, perhaps we will see some MaFe san style planes in the future, I have searched the web and not found even one.

Jamie please look at the blog and thank you for making this possible.

Best thoughts,
Mads

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





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WayneC

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#1 posted 312 days ago

Pretty Plane. :)

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 312 days ago

Great plane….........so simply elegant!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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JayT

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#3 posted 312 days ago

Nicely done, Mads. The blog post was a good read, too.

-- "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835

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theoldfart

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#4 posted 312 days ago

Mafe, maybe a pic of the plane in action? I’m curious about hand placement.

Edit, just saw your blog post. When things have returned to normal, would love to see it in use. Till then relax and dream of shavings!

-- "Aged flatus, I heard that some one has already blown out your mortise." THE Surgeon ……………………………………. Kevin

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madts

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#5 posted 312 days ago

Very nice Mads. Looks like you had a good time in Scotland. Building something is always a good time.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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mafe

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#6 posted 312 days ago

Using a Japanese plane (fine video US):
http://woodtreks.com/the-use-and-characteristics-of-japanese-hand-planes/156/
And a Japanese:
http://youtu.be/21Mu0ldn8rY
And one of my favorites:
http://youtu.be/7_p7libPJKg

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

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HillbillyShooter

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#7 posted 312 days ago

Very impressive.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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GerardoArg1

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#8 posted 312 days ago

Beatiful! Congratulations and hope new photos at work

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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lew

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#9 posted 312 days ago

Masterful, Mads!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Randy_ATX

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#10 posted 312 days ago

Nice work Mads! I always enjoy your sketches and photography.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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grizzman

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#11 posted 312 days ago

what a very special plane, made in scotland and with your friends beautiful piece of oak, a tool to be prized forever…i would love to see some shavings, man that is like a 747 of planes…excellent.

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

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peteg

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#12 posted 312 days ago

Just have to love your continual search Mads for a hand in preserving forgotten skill & tooling, this looks like a real sweet tool :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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stefang

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#13 posted 311 days ago

Another fine project by Mafe the world traveler and Connoisseur and builder of fine woodworking tools. Great work Mads!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Ken90712

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#14 posted 311 days ago

Mads,,, How are you buddy? Wow a real beauty and great blog as well. Would love to see some shaving from this as well… Talk to you soon….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Schwieb

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#15 posted 311 days ago

Well done Mads. I am always impressed by your thoughtful explanations and detailed photography. You have way more patience than I for downloading all the photos.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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