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2013 Handplane Swap

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Project by Natedog posted 10-20-2013 05:20 PM 1482 views 2 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my plane for the plane swap. Krenov style plane with a hard maple body and bocote sole, pin and wedge. It is a jack plane at 14” long and an bed of 50 degree. Finished with a few coats of shellac and topped off with paste wax. It has a 2” nice ash blade.

It was made for BTimmons, hope he enjoys it. It was fun plane to make.





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#1 posted 10-20-2013 05:30 PM

Really nice looking plane…

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

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#2 posted 10-20-2013 05:35 PM

Nice job. The logo on the nose is a nice touch.

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

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#3 posted 10-20-2013 05:39 PM

Looks like an old sports car! Love it.

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#4 posted 10-20-2013 05:49 PM

Exactly what I was thinking Oldsaxon! A classic!

-- God bless, Candy

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#5 posted 10-20-2013 05:53 PM

Very elegant, I really like it. I like your logo, is that a tree between the letters? Do you have a close up? If thats a stamp I’d like to know where you got it made!

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

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#6 posted 10-20-2013 07:03 PM

Your plane looks great and the wood choices are beautiful. I love bocote especially… I used it for some knife scales a while back. Is this a pull-style plane, given the blade position? I really like the logo on the front, too… is that carved in?

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#7 posted 10-20-2013 08:08 PM

Nice plane, NateDog. The shape is indeed similar to an old hot rodded sedan. Love it!

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

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#8 posted 10-20-2013 09:15 PM

Wrrrommm
Sweet.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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#9 posted 10-20-2013 09:21 PM

Another excellent plane

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#10 posted 10-20-2013 09:22 PM

Lots of beauty there. Nice job

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#11 posted 10-20-2013 09:49 PM

I like the lines on that plane! Smooooth.

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

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#12 posted 10-20-2013 11:39 PM

Thanks for the comments everyone. The logo is hand carved in. Unfortunately I don’t have a close up of the logo on the plane, but here is a picture on another project. The only difference is the woodworking got changed to LJ SWAP 2013.

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#13 posted 10-21-2013 12:45 AM

It seems it would be more difficult to carve in the end grain. Is it?

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#14 posted 10-21-2013 02:28 AM

@Natedog—You did a really good job of matching the grain to hide the glue line between the sides and the insides. Well done!

-- 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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#15 posted 10-21-2013 02:30 AM

Outstanding—beautiful 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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