Bulldog Plane

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Project by RusticJohn posted 02-24-2012 09:51 PM 2944 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my carved planes. About 10 inches long and about 2 inches wide. Its quite light and great for smaller projects. Set up as a Jack Plane for rough cutting. I do all my woodwork by hand and so a plane to quickly reduce smaller pieces of wood down to size is very useful. Also I teach and many women with smaller hands prefer to use it.

The wood is Jarrah and Ebony. Made in the Krenov style with a Bulldog carved on the front knob. I like dogs.

-- RusticJohn

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#1 posted 02-24-2012 09:58 PM

That is so cool great job.

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#2 posted 02-25-2012 12:49 AM

“Go the Doggies” A great job, a real winner.

An appropriate time to post this work, given next week the NRL begins will the Bulldogs get to the 2012 Grand Final?

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#3 posted 02-25-2012 02:17 AM

Wonderful workmanship

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#4 posted 02-25-2012 04:20 AM

I think it will be the Warriors turn this year. Good luck to the Bulldogs but they are up against some tough competition.

-- RusticJohn

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#5 posted 02-25-2012 04:25 AM

Nicely done and well shaped to fit the hand.
Should have a special place to keep this piece of PRACTICAL ART !

-- Kiefer

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#6 posted 02-25-2012 02:13 PM

Too cool!!!

-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

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#7 posted 02-25-2012 02:36 PM

That’s awesome, good job.

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#8 posted 02-25-2012 09:25 PM

All my planes have got to work no matter how fancy. Sadly the ones that are sold are often put on a shelf and admired rather than worked. The real beauty is in the way they perform and the owners don’t get to experience this.

-- RusticJohn

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#9 posted 02-25-2012 10:36 PM

beautyfull plane
thanks for sharing


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#10 posted 05-17-2013 04:53 PM

Once again, SWEET !

Another nice looking plane. I don’t carve, but your work makes carving interesting.



-- dust control

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#11 posted 05-17-2013 09:06 PM

I wish I had kept this plane but I suppose I can always make another.

-- RusticJohn

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#12 posted 06-19-2013 11:36 PM

Everything is better with a bulldog!

-- Tony -

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