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Project by mds2 posted 10-21-2013 12:43 AM 1484 views 3 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is the plane I made for the swap that I sent to Sanding2Day. The plane sides are lacewwod. The center is white oak, and the sole is black and white ebony. This plane seemed like it was a little finicky when setting it, and I’ve not had that problem before. I think it is probably because I waxed the bed where the iron sits.

The iron is from Nice Ash Planes and is super sweet.





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

well done!!

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

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#2 posted 10-21-2013 12:59 AM

Nice combination of woods, I really like it.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#3 posted 10-21-2013 01:04 AM

Nice job mds2! I had to Google black and white ebony. WOW! Got any picks of the sole?

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 10-21-2013 01:07 AM

Very nicely done.

-- "Good judgement is the result of experience. A lot of experience is the result of poor judgement."

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#5 posted 10-21-2013 01:08 AM

Gorgeous! Ya done good!!

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#6 posted 10-21-2013 01:09 AM

Here is a pic of the sole.
http://i.imgur.com/7MM3oiH.jpg

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#7 posted 10-21-2013 01:27 AM

Good stuff. Gotta love that QSWO.

-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

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#8 posted 10-21-2013 01:33 AM

I like the looks and shape of this one. Good job.

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#9 posted 10-21-2013 02:43 AM

Wow! Very nice plane and good looking too!..................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 10-21-2013 03:53 AM

Another nice plane!

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#11 posted 10-21-2013 11:57 AM

Sweet little plane! Well done.

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

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#12 posted 10-21-2013 12:58 PM

Your plane looks like it has a comfortable push. Nice job. +A on the quartersawn oak.

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

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#13 posted 10-21-2013 02:12 PM

Haven’t had much difficulty setting it and it works great… It has become my go to block plane! Took it into this months St. Louis Woodworker’s Guild meeting show and tell and it received numerous compliments… Thanks again!

-- Dan

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#14 posted 10-21-2013 02:18 PM

It’s exciting to see all of these planes. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#15 posted 10-21-2013 09:12 PM

Dan, I’m glad to hear it is working! Have you tried pulling it much?

The swap kind of inspired me, and I’ve made two more planes since.

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