Please remind me, when I finally get to meet you, never to shake your hand!
So, how will you describe the Plane when you sell it on ebay?
good for parts ?
only used once and then put away for a generation ?
I HATE it when that happens! LOL
From the movie "Space Balls"… You took your Schwarz to it.
Isn’t the motto of a journalist: truth shall prevail?
or is it: The truth must never stand in the way of a good story?
Anyway, please tell us what happened.
May wanna build a tool tray into this bench afterall. Would’ve prevented you from knocking that one to the floor;-)
BTW we, as a community, prefer your non fictional writing. Leave the cliffhangers for hollywood.
Ah, I see you finally found the right box in your basement … you know, the one containing that craptacular first block plane you’ve been looking for.
that looks like a new sweet heart plane…..
Remind me never to lend you tools…
Yeah, I’ll have to concur with the hammer homicide.
Using a back bevel can have surprising consequences.
There’s no way you did that by hand planing epoxy unless there was already a fracture in plane body or you dropped it.
Ductile iron break…irregular, not clean.
Cap iron break…cleaner and non-tangential. Variable axis breaks indicating complete casting failure or sudden impact at singular loci causing multi-directional stress on casting. Likely from the left-side-10 o’clock position.
Shavings…appropriate thickness-no gouging or sudden stop indications.
Other carbon-based presence…Megan?
Preliminary readings from the Veracity-o-tron…inconclusive-elevated levels of ‘shock and awe’ in the area of the workpiece. Results pending on the ‘WTF’ readings.
Conclusion: No known suspects at this time.
I think the problem is your grip!
Eh… duct tape should fix it.
Looks like Meagan tried to drop kick you and you blocked it with the plane.
How close am I? :^)
How’s Meagan’s foot?
Looks to me like it just missed the horse stall mat while finding a lower point of repose . . .
If you were injured during this accident you may have grounds to sue the plane manufacturer for failure to provide ‘epoxy detection circuitry’…
Hand planes are dangerous!! If you have a plane in your hand put it down immediately. Then send me all your planes for safety testing. I should be able to return them in twenty or thirty years.
Ya still picking on them purdy planes?
Is that one of the planes you were beating with a hammer?
…and yet there isn’t a nick on the iron…
Just curious…is there a video available to watch this in slow motion?
hahahah! SCHWARZ SMASH!
you clearly pet the cat in the wrong direction!
My mom owns a cake shop over in Newport. They’ve got black and about 30 other colors of food coloring if you ever need to look again.
ummm…uhhh,,,ooohhh…ahhhh…ok – epoxy should do it 🙂
Total photonic reversion….
Force applied through the blade *MIGHT* shear the tightening bolt and adjusting bolt, but would not have caused damage to the plane side. The removal of the adjustable mouth is also a red herring.
Consequently I must reject your warranty claim as it is obvious the damage did not occur during one of the recommended uses of this product.
BTW, see if the Hi-Lo drive will admit running it over, although why it might be on the floor is another question.
Way too much oxygen.
I’m not sensing a great deal of sympathy here, Chris? I’ve even read some postings twice..LOL.but not much sympathy. Hmmm, I wonder if the leg your trying to pull is just too punky? 😉
Actually, on second look, that’s a new Stanley low angle "sweat heart" block plane. =)
Think he was stress-testing one of those Woodriver planes?
The Wheaties probably helped with the Chinese stool from a few months back. I’m guessing this was alcohol-induced. 😉
Man O Man, you gotta lay off those Wheaties !!!
Oh no! Hope that wasn’t a favourite! 🙁
Wowzers. Just planing along then suddenly Kablewwwiee! Yard sale. Complete disassembly and pieces everywhere.
I love it.
ps. If that plane was knocked up for the sole purpose of this blog post may the woodworking gods have mercy on your soul…
Hope that’s not a Veritas…
Yes! Epoxy it back together and see how it works, with as much extra as you have laying around, I’d be curious (and you can make it black to match)…
Didn’t you just write a blog post about using your planes on anything? I seem to recall something about planing MDF, Laminate Veneer, or Epoxy… guess it happens to the best of us. I hope you are okay…
Look on the bright side though, now you can buy a new plane!
Awesome. Too funny. Now just epoxy it back together, wait 24 hrs, and get back to work…..haaaa….
Hahaha Chris….very funny!
You just couldn’t help yourself, could you?
3 weeks early but I like it…
Should have tested on scrap wood first.
Wacha whinen about? Just sharpen it and get back to work.
Yikes! What happened, Chris? I guess I don’t see how planing the surface would cause the plane’s cheeks to crack like that… I see a lot of sharp edges on those pieces — you okay?
How on earth did you manage that one?
Even a sprinkling of shavings to set the stage. hahahahaha
I like your sense of humor.
Since we all know your penchant for treating planes to the hammer and anvil treatment, I don’t think we’re going to jump right to believing you on this one, Chris.
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