Wednesday, 27 August 2014

New Batch of Lignum Jack Planes.


I don't sell many of these planes which is a surprise as it's the best all rounder, good for smoothing, flattening and for using on the shooting board. It's also a good looker!
Weighing in at 3lbs it feels really nice in the hand.


I changed the front slightly giving it a more rounded feel which I like.
I made the mouths really tight on all three.
One is sold and two are available.


I had been fitting my name plate on the side, the only area that wasn't curved! But I've not been very comfortable with this so I've found a more discreet spot underneath the blade.


4 comments:

  1. Beautiful work David. The point where it transitions from the concave curve near the back of the blade to the convex curve of the heel is gorgeous.

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  2. They look beautiful, David. How do you finish your Lignum Vitae?

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    1. I seal it with a couple of coats of melamine lacquer applied with a rag. Then follow with a top coat of Osmo Polyx oil matt and buff with 0000 wire wool. If I applied the oil direct it would never dry, the lignum is so oily.
      All the best, David.

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