Nice one Jeffrey 😉 Gifts – such as the one you made – tend to be treasured and often remain with a child for life. Kudos to you for doing such a wonderful thing. 🙂
I know just what you mean in terms of the satisfaction that springs from the use of a well set plane with a crisp iron. Here’s wishing the all the best with your endeavour to conquer timber in it’s many guises. Keep practising and you’ll be surprised just how quickly the skill sets fall into place.