LumberJocks

Plane addicted

  • Advertise with us
Project by John Cobb posted 208 days ago 1034 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I went by a new lumber place and they had a beautiful chunk of east indian rosewood. I couldn’t help myself. So I snagged it up and took it to the shop. Since lately I’ve been addicted to hand planes what better way to use such a nice chunk of wood. So here it is. It’s about 8” long, the bed is set at 45 degrees, and the pin is made from birdseye maple. Unfortunately I couldn’t afford a really nice iron but this one seems to do the trick pretty well. It’s a buck brothers 1 5/8” iron it’s about an 1/8” thick. Maybe I can splurge next time and get a nice iron but for now this one will do.

-- John Cobb





7 comments so far

View lepelerin's profile

lepelerin

321 posts in 929 days


#1 posted 208 days ago

very nice, well done

View CFrye's profile

CFrye

2568 posts in 444 days


#2 posted 208 days ago

Just beautiful John! You did well by that piece of wood. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

View Vince's profile

Vince

946 posts in 2033 days


#3 posted 208 days ago

Beautiful plane…how many does this make John, do we have to call HPA?

-- Vince

View AttnDeficitDzynz's profile

AttnDeficitDzynz

22 posts in 549 days


#4 posted 208 days ago

Nice job on this plane. Don’t be too hard on Buck Bro’s, I’ve had pretty good success with my block plane and jack plane from them. Granted, both required a fair amount of tuning first, but they’ve served me well. But anyways, a beautiful plane, no matter what iron is in it. :-)

-- "Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're probably right." - Henry Ford

View aussiedave's profile

aussiedave

3014 posts in 428 days


#5 posted 207 days ago

Very nice plane John I must make one some time….something I have wanted to do for a while now.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

View Don W's profile (online now)

Don W

14666 posts in 1171 days


#6 posted 207 days ago

Nicely done.

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

View Francois Vigneron's profile

Francois Vigneron

263 posts in 923 days


#7 posted 207 days ago

It’s a beauty, just like your first wooden plane that you posted. Keep them coming.

-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase