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Project by Tim Dahn posted 10-22-2013 07:48 PM 901 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After making the Ash smoother for Ripthorn I wanted to try a higher angle smoother, this one is from Rosewood and is bedded 60 deg.
The last three pics show how it handled some reversing grain in Cherry, it didn't even notice. The iron is from Rhett
Nice Ash planes.

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Don W

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#1 posted 10-22-2013 08:08 PM

you’re on a roll Tim. That looks great.

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

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#2 posted 10-22-2013 08:41 PM

i got dibs on that one! Very nice job Tim.

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

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#3 posted 10-22-2013 08:51 PM

Another great looking plane Tim. Very nice shaving from that reversing grain too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 10-22-2013 11:26 PM

Is that contrasting tote going to be your trademark Tim? Another winner!

-- God bless, Candy

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#5 posted 10-23-2013 12:00 AM

Smooth, clean and very nice grain.
Well done, well done indeed.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#6 posted 10-23-2013 08:28 AM

Great looking plane…. from the looks of the shavings it works as good as it looks.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 10-23-2013 02:29 PM

Another beautiful smoother!
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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#8 posted 10-23-2013 02:31 PM

Great build.

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

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#9 posted 10-23-2013 02:44 PM

Very pretty, and works good too. Some day, gonna have to try making one of those…................

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#10 posted 10-23-2013 09:49 PM

Tis a beauty.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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