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Thread: Holy Handplane Mecca...........

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan

    Holy Handplane Mecca...........

    ......... I know you will not be able to read these pages, but be careful NOT to drool on your keyboard......... you have been warned

    >> LINK <<
    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
    William Arthur Ward

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    Beyond interesting. Fascinating.
    Actually, there is a 'translate' button there.
    His translation is pretty literal and takes some effort to read but still better than the traditional symbols.
    "Folks is funny critters."

    Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too. ~Voltaire

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    I didn't find the translate button that Franks mentions, but what do they do exactly? Just plane those boards dead flat by hand in order show their beatiful grain to sell them? Most problaby for table tops I guess, or not?

    I didn't see any prices that I could recognize though, maybe it is better this way so I don't have a heart attack
    Best regards,

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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Reno NV
    Wow! I did see them using a power planer in a few of the pics, but that' some amasing handwork it looks like.
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  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Austin TX
    Late to the party, but just had to say WOW!! Looks like some good tops for old style benches, to me. <grin> Glad you shared this Stu.

    Lee Laird
    Austin TX

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Cedar Rapids, IA
    Awesome indeed!! I couldn't find the translate button either but if you google the link, google has a translate feature.

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