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MaFe style Kanna - Japan meets Krenov

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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 09-12-2013 09:09 PM

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 09-12-2013 09:11 PM

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 09-12-2013 09:12 PM

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

-- "My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right." Abraham Lincoln

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theoldfart

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#4 posted 09-12-2013 09:38 PM

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 09-12-2013 10:03 PM

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 09-12-2013 10:08 PM

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 09-12-2013 10:27 PM

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 09-12-2013 10:41 PM

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 09-13-2013 01:51 AM

Masterful, Mads!

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

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#10 posted 09-13-2013 02:53 AM

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 09-13-2013 03:21 AM

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 09-13-2013 07:20 AM

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 09-13-2013 08:45 AM

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 09-13-2013 09:34 AM

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 09-13-2013 11:53 AM

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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