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Plane ramblings
hand planes, scaper planes and toothing plane…

A few planes are given life, me rambling, trying to share my ways of working and a little of my self.

I needed a small scraper plane, had bought a German toothing plane blade some time back and finally the reason I took off, was a old friend who wrote me, that she and her husband needed a small hand plane, that they can use when making arrows for bow shooting and other nature activities.

This post is from the two parts blog where you can get the full story:

1. A woody bunch.
2. Old iron, new life.
3. The parts.
4. White glue and patience.
5. Shape that body.
6. Small scraper plane.

Home sweet home.

Perhaps this can inspire others to make tools.

Best thoughts,


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

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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 07-01-2017 01:38 AM

COOL plane work! :)

Very nice collection!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#2 posted 07-01-2017 02:32 AM

WOW. Very cool.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#3 posted 07-01-2017 02:42 AM

That’s plane wonderful!

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#4 posted 07-01-2017 02:44 AM

Nice work. Always a treat to see your posts.

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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#5 posted 07-01-2017 06:11 AM

Very nice. I also loved your blog about it.


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#6 posted 07-01-2017 09:45 AM

When I look you post, it looks so simple to make them, but I doubt I could make one successfuly.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 07-01-2017 11:16 AM

That is one fine collection you have made!!

Cheers. my friend…............... Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 07-01-2017 01:42 PM

Very inspirational! Thanks for sharing!


-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl,

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#9 posted 07-01-2017 02:26 PM

That is a nice array of planes that you have made with love and care using a self made plane will return the love every time you use it .There is nothing like a tool that has been given to you or one you made for yourself or sent as a gift to another craftsman.
I appreciate the extensive blogging you do and it certainly will inspire many of us !


-- Kiefer

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#10 posted 07-01-2017 02:27 PM

Awesome planes … amazing !!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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Jim Rowe

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#11 posted 07-01-2017 04:13 PM

An excellent bunch of planes, or should we call them a squadron! They are just itching to be used.

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#12 posted 07-01-2017 05:11 PM

That surely is a beautiful collection of planes that you have there. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#13 posted 07-02-2017 06:19 PM

If you made these for a living your business would TAKE OFF! Mads

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#14 posted 07-03-2017 10:22 PM

Very cool, nice job!

-- Justin, Iowa

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