Hand Plane swap 2013

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Project by bondogaposis posted 10-20-2013 01:16 PM 1223 views 4 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this smoothing plane for the plane swap. The iron is bedded at 50° w/ a fantastic Nice Ash iron, thanks Rhett. I used white oak for the body and Morado for the sole, the wedge is lacewood. I also made the adjusting hammer to go with it. This is clearly a Krenov style plane all the way. My first plane ever. It was quite a learning experience and thanks to Don for hosting the swap.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#1 posted 10-20-2013 01:21 PM

Gorgeous plane and hammer bondogaposis.

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

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#2 posted 10-20-2013 01:22 PM

Sweet. It looks like it works very well.

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#3 posted 10-20-2013 01:24 PM

Really nice work, as usual…

What is that in the hammer?

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#4 posted 10-20-2013 01:26 PM

Great job, bondo.

-- "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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#5 posted 10-20-2013 01:28 PM

Wonderful plane, really fine work.
Best thoughts,

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

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#6 posted 10-20-2013 01:30 PM

What is that in the hammer?

One side of the hammer has a purpleheart plug for tapping the wedge.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#7 posted 10-20-2013 01:31 PM

Well done. The oak looks nice. Pretty slick soft side of the mallet.

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

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#8 posted 10-20-2013 01:35 PM

Outstanding plane and great accessory hammer!

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

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#9 posted 10-20-2013 01:35 PM

Both the plane and the iron look sweet. Well Done, I really like the mallet….gonna have to be making me one of those.

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this"

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#10 posted 10-20-2013 01:36 PM

Very nice plane. Need to make more. :)

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

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#11 posted 10-20-2013 02:08 PM

Nice job, Bondo! I really like how the oak came out, and your mallet is a special touch.

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

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#12 posted 10-20-2013 02:09 PM

Very nice work Ron and a great event by all the Jocks who toke part …coddles to Lumberjock Don for his chairmanship on this event!

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#13 posted 10-20-2013 02:30 PM

sweet little plane, seeing these posted up this morning is awesome.

-- Justin - the tugboat woodworker - "....put that handsaw to work and make it earn its keep. - summerfi"

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#14 posted 10-20-2013 02:32 PM

Nice work Bondo

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#15 posted 10-20-2013 03:00 PM

Fine job, Bondo. Extra coolness points for the hammer!

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