Friday, 23 November 2007

*NM*

8 Comments:

Blogger Philly said...

Ooh - is this the Ebony Jointer???
More pictures!!!
Philly

24 November 2007 at 03:42  
Blogger Konrad said...

Hey Philly,

The stainless lever cap is just fit in that photo - I have to run out and buy a new bit to drill for the pin. I should have it installed by the end of the day.. with an appropriate pic:)

I am also just finishing up an A5ss - pics of the pair should be pretty sweet!

Cheers,
Konrad

24 November 2007 at 08:28  
Anonymous Dan H Dolan said...

Konrad,

I love the highly polished chamfers. I'd love to see a polished ss lever cap.

Dan

24 November 2007 at 08:57  
Blogger Konrad said...

Good morning Dan,

Thanks. The polished chamfers is a new deviation for me - and I really like it. It is done with 2000 grit wet/dry paper (done dry). It does not have the same polished effect on bronze though - only the steel. The lever cap is polished more than I normally do as well - but not to a mirror as the chamfers are. You will have a chance to critique it in a week.

See you soon,
Konrad

24 November 2007 at 09:35  
Blogger Jim Shaver said...

I have been waiting for you to end the tease, Pictures of the finished work please

24 November 2007 at 14:30  
Blogger Konrad said...

Hi Jim,

Sorry - I had to get "something else" done first. I will post again tonight maybe.... pics of the jointer monday?

Cheers,
Konrad

24 November 2007 at 17:39  
Blogger Chris said...

Very nice. SS is the new Brass.

I am going to dig up some titanium scrap to make ferrules for a turning tool that I need to re-handle.

25 November 2007 at 23:40  
Blogger Konrad said...

Hi Chris,

It certainly appears to be! Stainless has made appearances in planes before - but I think these are the first to replace what was traditionally bronze or gunmetal with stainless. It is a brutal material to work with - but the pain and suffering is certainly worth it!

Cheers,
Konrad

26 November 2007 at 08:26  

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