Walnut plane

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Project by mds2 posted 10-23-2013 10:49 PM 1672 views 8 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had these thin strips of walnut sitting in the corner of my shop for quite some time. I didn’t really know what to do with them but I didnt want to get rid of them. Most of them were pretty average looking but the other day as I was tripping over boards trying to find what I needed I spotted a few that had some interesting crotch grain.

I decided to glue them up and make a plane. I love this thing and I think buffing it to a really high finish brought it all out. Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 10-23-2013 10:52 PM

Wow, really nice.

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#2 posted 10-23-2013 11:28 PM

Gorgeous, I love it. Do you sell your planes?

Regards David

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#3 posted 10-23-2013 11:31 PM

Absolutely gorgeous walnut, and very nice plane!

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#4 posted 10-23-2013 11:57 PM

You’ve made a lot of these and they all look great.

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#5 posted 10-24-2013 12:17 AM

Great looking plane.

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#6 posted 10-24-2013 12:28 AM

Beautiful plan extra nice work.

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#7 posted 10-24-2013 01:14 AM

Its a stunner alright, good job.

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#8 posted 10-24-2013 03:08 AM

Wow…the walnut is stunning….a beautiful plane !

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#9 posted 10-24-2013 05:58 AM

You’re going crazy with planes.


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#10 posted 10-24-2013 08:12 AM

A real beauty….

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#11 posted 10-24-2013 08:50 AM

What they^^^ said. Thanks for sharing! Looking foreword to the next one mds2!

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#12 posted 10-24-2013 12:17 PM

Very nice looking plane!

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#13 posted 10-24-2013 12:39 PM

thats a great looking plane.

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#14 posted 10-24-2013 01:11 PM

Thank you for the comments everyone

Icemanhank, I haven’t sold any…yet. I put my other plane, the white oak and Birdseye one in my etsy store the other day. It seemed like a faux pas to post the link to sell it here.

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#15 posted 10-24-2013 01:12 PM

WOW!!! That is excellent! It just begs to be touched and used. Nicely done.



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