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I have seen so many of the incredible planes and tools you all have, I thought I would risk your wrath and just share a couple of mine, The planes are pretty typical, I think the only unusual thing may be the corian throats I have put in a couple, other than that, just nice comfortable little planes. The pull saws are just some extra long handles I put on a set of Bear blades my wife gave me as a gift, gotta love that woman. The third is a shoulder plane I made up out of an old teflon frying pan. The blade was salvaged from an old plastic handled stanley chisel, I kow it looks the worse for wear, but it really does work well.

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Great looking planes. The saws are also very nice. better than my plastic handled ones.
 

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Hehehe. Looks like my wife's teflon frying pan is in need of replacement.

Nice planes!
 

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You'll find no wrath here, Harold. This is the nicest internet community I've ever come across! Your shopmade tools are beautiful. I wish I had access to some of the woods you use. Right now, living in Germany, my selection of "exotics" is very limited. I had to order some purpleheart from the states a few months back. It blows the Germans' minds to see wood that is naturally purple. They've never heard of it! I dare not mention koa.
 

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Gash! I wish I could do some of those!
They are very nice indeed.
Want are you using for a blade?
I noticed in the last pic that your shoulder plane has adjustment for the frog or am I seeing things?

Bob
 

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Great shop made tools there! What types of woods did you use?
 

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Harold,
Those are some good looking planes. Mr. Krenov would be proud. That is some awfuly pretty wood on all these. Oh and the shoulder plane really looks like it will work well.
 

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a frying pan?? Amazing
 

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Very nice, & some great looking wood.
 

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Harold, very nice. They look wonderful. The corian throat is superb. I've got to try making some of these.

Steve
 

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Yes sir, you won't find any wrath here but envy…Envy rules! And I see that you protect them (shotgun) very well!I definately may need to copy those saw handles! Gotta have me some of those!

Now I gotta go see what else you've done for projects as well.
 

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I'm with Dadoo….as green with envy as the background of his icon.
 

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Bob#2, I use the Krenov style HOCK blades, I have made up several bodies for the 1-1/2" blades, then I can switch between the straight and scrub iron quick. No adjustment for the frog however, I had hoped to use all brass bolts, but I only had three, so used some surplus stainless door hardware for the remainder, I thread the holes thru and then counter sink one side and peen the other once it is tight. unfortunately, I was frustrated not having enough brass, so peened them over with my framing hammer, hence the pecker tracks.

Dorje, the wood for the most part is Ohia, it looks like it could be a cousin to Walnut when milled. The saws are L to R, Ohia, Koa, Jacaranda, and the flush cut is Kaiwe, or mesquite. All of it cut from branches and scraps.

SPalm, the corian works perfectly, and cuts and shape with our wood working tools, gotta try it. I would love to make a nice smothing plane with a fluted corian sole dovetailed in one day. Like I mentioned the corian comes from sink cut-outs and such in the counter tops. some of the new patterns look just like marble, neat stuff.
 

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Oh! on your saw handles, make em longer than you think you would like, then add a couple inches, and then try a cut. I hold them at the very end. it helps me to sight down the blade and keep it plumb and also makes it more difficult to put too much pressure on the blade which is the quickest way to veer off. They do help me overcome my bad habits.
 

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Those are beautifully crafted. I wish your photos would do them more justice. I would really like to see some of those planes and saw handles better! It seems you took the picture as if it was just a pile of stuff. They deserve to be DISPLAYED! I especially like the plane with the racing stripes.

Thanks for sharing and please don't be apologetic!
 

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Dadoo, that's my pellet gun you can see, we have two pheasants that are sneaking up and eating my strawberries, the bad thing about it, is they don't just eat a whole berrie, they just peck em all once or twice. Ive knocked enough feathers off to make a head dress, but they just keep coming back.
 

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Finest kind! Very nice Harold. Put on the pheasant feather headdress and do the plane dance. I think your tools are better than store bought.
 

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I am impressed with the shoulder plane. I have some ideas now for the pots and pans in the kitchen :)
 

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Too good to use 'em! Great job Harold.
 

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A frying pan???? That's awesome…..I would have never thought to use that! Great planes though and glad to hear you use them too.
 

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Wrath indeed! These are amazing. And I applaud your recycling of kitchen utensils. I seem to remember that's a philosophy in 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' - don't look upon an empty Coke can as rubbish but as a source of accurately made aluminium shim material (or is it aluminum!?)
 
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