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building an infill hand plane of my dreams

08-04-2014 09:31 PM by benchbuilder | 0 comments »

Well its about 4 weeks into this project, building an infill hand plane of my dreams, and all I have to show for it is a lot of drawings and some wooden templets. Trying to decide on the plane I want isn’t the problem its the material, have you ever tried to just go buy a sheet of 1/4” brass, or a low carbon steel flat ground. How about that exotic wood that makes these plane really stand out. Well I am here to tell you that I now know why the pros charge the 800 to 1500 dollars. About 4 weeks ago I decided after looking at some of the really nice infills offered online that I wanted one and wanted to build it. So first of all picking one to build was a job in itself, you can ...

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