Very cool Jim.
Hadn't even thought of doing a chamfer plane, but that would guarantee nice even chamfers all the way round.
I like the thumb indentations too. Might have to steal that idea from you.
And you're right, the little wheat carvings take it from just a utilitarian piece to something really nice..
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