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Project by mds2 posted 271 days ago 933 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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Sanding2day

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#1 posted 271 days ago

Beautiful plane… Fantastic that the swap got you going on making the wonderful planes…
Great work! Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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Gibernak

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#2 posted 271 days ago

very beautiful plane, so inspiring.

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Don W

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#3 posted 271 days ago

Great choice of wood. At 13” long are you using it as a jack(cambered) or smoother.

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

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mds2

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#4 posted 271 days ago

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.

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Don W

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#5 posted 271 days ago

Have you seen the “ones Mads made?”: http://lumberjocks.com/mafe/blog

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

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mds2

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#6 posted 271 days ago

Oh wow! thanks! lots of good reading material there!

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#7 posted 271 days ago

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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mafe

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#8 posted 271 days ago

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 271 days ago

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 271 days ago

Beautiful woods and shaping mds2!

-- God bless, Candy

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#11 posted 271 days ago

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

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CFrye

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#12 posted 271 days ago

Woodenwarrior…—Do or do not…there is no try – Master Yoda

-- God bless, Candy

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woodenwarrior

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#13 posted 271 days ago

Hehe…I should follow my own advice…

-- Do or do not...there is no try - Master Yoda

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489tad

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#14 posted 270 days ago

Very nice. I like the shapes. Well done.

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

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