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The recent plane swap has inspired me to build a couple more planes. This one is made of white oak, birdseye maple, had has accent stripes of mahogany and walnut. It is approximately 13” long and has a bed angle of 50 degrees.
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#1 posted 10-23-2013 06:57 PM
Beautiful plane… Fantastic that the swap got you going on making the wonderful planes… Great work! Thanks for sharing…
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#2 posted 10-23-2013 07:02 PM
very beautiful plane, so inspiring.
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#3 posted 10-23-2013 07:31 PM
Great choice of wood. At 13” long are you using it as a jack(cambered) or smoother.
-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com
#4 posted 10-23-2013 07:53 PM
It has a straight iron in it now, but I would use it as a jack. I was getting .002 thickness shavings with it. I just haven’t taken the time to camber the iron.
I wanted to try my hand at a Japanese style pull plane so I set the iron way back on this one. I have no experience making them, but figured I had to start somewhere.
#5 posted 10-23-2013 08:15 PM
Have you seen the “ones Mads made?”: http://lumberjocks.com/mafe/blog
#6 posted 10-23-2013 08:19 PM
Oh wow! thanks! lots of good reading material there!
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#7 posted 10-23-2013 09:41 PM
Very attractive plane.
-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington
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#8 posted 10-23-2013 10:24 PM
Hi there mds,Wonderful plane.What a fine build.Good guide:http://www.docstoc.com/docs/48659898/Conditioning-a-New-Japanese-Plane-(Kanna)Best thoughts,Mads
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.
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#9 posted 10-23-2013 10:36 PM
Very Nice. I was going to ask if it was a pull type (Japanese) plane. Questions answered. Very cool.
-- Paul, Las Vegas
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#10 posted 10-23-2013 10:51 PM
Beautiful woods and shaping mds2!
-- God bless, Candy
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#11 posted 10-24-2013 01:41 AM
All you plane makers are awesome!! I’ve been watching(lurking) for the past couple of days and to be honest I’m simply astounded by the craftsmanship. It really wants to make me try my hand at making a plane for my self. Maybe a low angle shoulder plane.
-- Do or do not...there is no try - Master Yoda
#12 posted 10-24-2013 02:36 AM
Woodenwarrior…—Do or do not…there is no try – Master Yoda
#13 posted 10-24-2013 02:42 AM
Hehe…I should follow my own advice…
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#14 posted 10-24-2013 12:41 PM
Very nice. I like the shapes. Well done.
-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.
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