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Forum topic by Alex Lane posted 02-02-2018 02:33 PM 553 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Alex Lane

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02-02-2018 02:33 PM

Topic tags/keywords: biplane handplane wings job fun therapy

It amazes me sometimes that I actually get paid to do this. Building wings for biplanes is very different woodworking than I do at home but there are moments of extreme satisfaction. This is one of my favorites. Using a finely tuned hand plane…ahhhhhh!

What’s you folks’ favorite part of the woodworking process?

-- Lane Custom Guitars and Basses

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#1 posted 02-02-2018 03:42 PM

My favorite part is feeling the wood after all the sanding is complete.

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#2 posted 02-02-2018 03:48 PM

Cool line of work,may the lift be with you.

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#3 posted 02-02-2018 06:06 PM

Planning the design and construction. The actual construction less so… never comes together as fast as my ideas…lol.

I Do like hand plane work. Quite nice.

Hate sanding and finishing.


-- Part of engineering is to know when to put your calculator down and pick up your tools.

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#4 posted 02-03-2018 07:31 PM

Me too I hate sanding. But the nice surface afterward is wonderful

-- Lane Custom Guitars and Basses

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