One off the bucket list

  • Advertise with us
Project by CJay posted 03-04-2014 11:56 AM 2264 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Krenov style jointing plane in maple. It’s 600mm long with a 45mm wide Hock blade. The wedge is from black walnut and the cross pin is African blackwood.

I’ve got some wood and a blade to make a smoothing plane next. and having read Tom Fidgen’s The Unplugged Woodshop i quite look of the razee jack plane he has in that.

One off the bucket list, but at least two more added.

-- Chris Boreham, Oxfordshire, UK - -

12 comments so far

View Ken90712's profile


16864 posts in 2609 days

#1 posted 03-04-2014 12:01 PM

What a great looking plane, looks great….

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

View steve_in_ohio's profile


1195 posts in 1031 days

#2 posted 03-04-2014 12:38 PM

that is awesome, great work

-- steve, simple and effective

View nailbanger2's profile


1041 posts in 2564 days

#3 posted 03-04-2014 12:42 PM

That looks like it should be in a shop at the Indy 500 infield. Beautiful.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

View 489tad's profile


3083 posts in 2432 days

#4 posted 03-04-2014 12:54 PM

Great looking plane. You chose beautiful wood combinations.

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

View Andre's profile


992 posts in 1226 days

#5 posted 03-04-2014 03:05 PM

Looks good, but no shavings?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

View mafe's profile


11061 posts in 2509 days

#6 posted 03-04-2014 03:51 PM

Beautiful plane. really love it in every way..
Is the wedge turning right direction… Looks like you rounded it on the back, might crack when you knock with a hammer. (One of mine did) – lol).

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

View Wolfdaddy's profile


300 posts in 1254 days

#7 posted 03-04-2014 09:07 PM

That is elegant. Excellent work.

-- "MOM! I think there's something under our house! I'm gonna need a jackhammer, a fish bowl, some air tanks, and maybe a few pipes."

View doordude's profile


1085 posts in 2403 days

#8 posted 03-05-2014 03:51 AM

beautiful work and combination of wood choice! great job

View CJay's profile


133 posts in 2651 days

#9 posted 03-05-2014 08:37 AM

Thanks everyone.

rad457 – no photos of shavings, please rest assured, it works.

Mafe – I may well have made the wedge wrong. Time will tell, at least it not too much effort to make a new wedge if needed.

-- Chris Boreham, Oxfordshire, UK - -

View madts's profile


1662 posts in 1760 days

#10 posted 03-05-2014 09:41 PM

Very nice plane. Well done.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

View mafe's profile


11061 posts in 2509 days

#11 posted 03-05-2014 09:59 PM

Smile. I think you just need to flip it.
Once again, what a beauty!

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

View DocSavage45's profile


7651 posts in 2263 days

#12 posted 03-26-2014 11:49 PM

Late to your project party, Lke it. Nice lines!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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