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A post shared by Wilbur Pan (@wilburpan) on Aug 5, 2017 at 7:55am PDT
These logs have seconds to live. #nyckez
13" Japanese plane. My plane is next to it for scale. #nyckez
Waiting for the start of today’s activities. #nyckez
@big_sand_woodworking going to town on this log. This is much easier than it looks. Because Japanese saws. #nyckez
Finished timber frame joint. #nyckez
More timber frame assembly. #nyckez
A post shared by Wilbur Pan (@wilburpan) on Aug 4, 2017 at 11:37am PDT
Timber frame assembly. #nyckez
@mokuchistudio starting a timber frame assembly. #nyckez
Sharpening stations. #nyckez
Super wide chisel that @joshvillegas94 uses for the final step in making the front of the throats of a Japanese plane. 54mm, baby! #nyckez
A post shared by Wilbur Pan (@wilburpan) on Aug 4, 2017 at 9:04am PDT
@joshvillegas94 doesn’t know you can’t use Japanese chisels on hardwoods. #nyckez
A post shared by Wilbur Pan (@wilburpan) on Aug 4, 2017 at 8:11am PDT
@joshvillegas94 in action at #nyckez .
Plane making tools that @joshvillegas94 uses.
@joshvillegas94 demonstrating how to make a Japanese plane body at #NYCKez
Brian Holcombe wrote a post on the lengths he will go to to kick my butt in the planing competition at the NYC Kez this weekend.
In all seriousness, this is a terrific writeup on how to make the body for a Japanese plane.
And again, if you haven’t signed up for the NYC Kez, there’s still time to do so. Hope to see you there.