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Project by Don W posted 305 days ago 1249 views 5 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two planes made for the 2013 plane swap.

First one is a 45 degree smoother. body is chestnut and sides are bloodwood.
Second is a scraper. Body is birch and sides are cherry.

Irons are vintage, however the chip breaker for the smoother is shop made.

“Planes with the “plane swap tag

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





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Tim Dahn

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#1 posted 305 days ago

Beautiful Don! I like the Brass wear plates.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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LukieB

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#2 posted 305 days ago

Wow Don, those things look awesome! I really love the DW stamp, outstanding work.

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this http://www.melbrownfarmsupply.com"

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ShaneA

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#3 posted 305 days ago

Great job Don. Digging the scraper.

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Gibernak

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#4 posted 305 days ago

They are very beautiful and looks like the do good job. I’m very inspired, Thanks for sharing

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HillbillyShooter

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#5 posted 305 days ago

Outstanding! Particularly impressive are the “proof” shavings for each plane that verify how well each plane works. Congratulations on two jobs well done.

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

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JayT

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#6 posted 305 days ago

Great job, Don, as usual. Inspires me to make a scraping plane.

-- "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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bondogaposis

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#7 posted 305 days ago

Great job on those two, and really thanks for hosting.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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mafe

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#8 posted 305 days ago

Sweet planes Don.
I am so impressed by the energy you have been able to get going on this tool swap, hats of.
Best thoughts byddy,
Mads

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

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WayneC

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#9 posted 305 days ago

Very nice Don. Well done.

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

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489tad

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#10 posted 305 days ago

Beautiful planes Don. I too an interested in making a scraper. Thank you for running the swap.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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Tugboater78

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#11 posted 305 days ago

That’s a couple sweet planes, I gonna have to make a scraper, that’s a good idea, I have some vintage blades with no home.

-- Justin - the tugboat woodworker - " nothing changed me like the first shnick from a well sharpened, decent hand plane"

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terryR

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#12 posted 305 days ago

Very impressive, Don! The brass mouth is sweet.

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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BTimmons

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#13 posted 304 days ago

Great work as always.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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AnthonyReed

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#14 posted 304 days ago

Beautiful work Don.

-- ~Tony

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CFrye

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#15 posted 304 days ago

Both beauties Don! Can the second one be used with the blade on either side of the pin? Thanks for running this show Don. You did a great job!

-- God bless, Candy

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