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terryR's 2013 Swap Plane

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Project by terryR posted 10-20-2013 05:10 PM 1521 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s my offering for the 2013 plane swap…

An 8” long smoother made from Honduras Rosewood and Ziricote. 1 3/4” Hock iron and ‘breaker bedded at 45 degrees. Cross pin is stainless steel housed in Ziricote.

This was only my 2nd plane ever, so the results are OK, but I’m ready for more practice since this was such a fun build. :)

A big THANKS to DonW for organizing the swap!

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





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JayT

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#1 posted 10-20-2013 05:18 PM

Beautiful job, Terry. The grain in that shot from the rear is spectacular.

-- In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson

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AnthonyReed

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#2 posted 10-20-2013 05:21 PM

Gorgeous! Well done Terry.

-- ~Tony

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lateralus819

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#3 posted 10-20-2013 05:25 PM

This plane is AWESOME! Great to hold, fun to use. Thanks Terry!

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RPhillips

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#4 posted 10-20-2013 05:31 PM

Looks great Terry, I’d have been happy to have owned that one myself.

-- Rob - Indianapolis IN - Learning... one mistake at a time...

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CFrye

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#5 posted 10-20-2013 05:46 PM

Looking good Terry! That little dip in front looks like it makes it very comfortable to use. Great shavings! Now go make another to keep!

-- God bless, Candy

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Mauricio

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#6 posted 10-20-2013 05:50 PM

Wonderfull little plane Terry, great work!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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bobasaurus

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#7 posted 10-20-2013 07:04 PM

Nice wood selection and a neat little plane. I like the smooth shaping for good grip.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#8 posted 10-20-2013 07:24 PM

Wow Terry really nice color combo. Looks like you did a fine job on this one.

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mafe

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#9 posted 10-20-2013 09:14 PM

Lovely plane from lovely wood.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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489tad

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#10 posted 10-20-2013 09:48 PM

Sweet! What great looking woods.

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

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bondogaposis

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#11 posted 10-21-2013 01:44 AM

Nice, work Terry, it’s a beauty.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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Don Broussard

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#12 posted 10-21-2013 02:25 AM

Well done, my friend! That subtle curve near the front looks like a good place for the heel of the hand to push down on the toe of the plane. I like that shaping.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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HillbillyShooter

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#13 posted 10-21-2013 02:27 AM

Very nice plane from very nice woods.

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

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Don W

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#14 posted 10-21-2013 11:18 AM

This will be my third attempt to post on this project. I’m not sure what that is about.

Nice job Terry. I really like the woods you used.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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TerryDowning

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#15 posted 10-21-2013 03:05 PM

Really Nice!

I new I should have done the swap!!

-- - Terry

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