Just some planes restored #24: G Davies Infill Plane

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Blog entry by Don W posted 04-12-2014 06:40 PM 1722 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Some time ago I got and infill from an LJ friend Jamie asking me if I wanted an infill plane that needed some love. Of course I couldn’t resist and a short time later I received the package in the mail.

-- - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#1 posted 04-12-2014 07:21 PM

Great story on your other blog. Amazing job of welding he did. Love to see these one step from the grave tools find their way into your care. Wonderful stuff, thanks Don.

-- ~Tony

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#2 posted 04-14-2014 01:40 PM

Great save, Don. She’s a looker.

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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Jamie Speirs

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#3 posted 04-16-2014 08:33 AM

Don she is looking great and she has earned another chance
I felt a bit bad with it’s poor condition. I reckoned that if it were
possible you could do it.
Thanks Don for the update, I hope you get the odd chance to use

Good Blog

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Don W

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#4 posted 04-16-2014 11:12 AM

Thanks Jamie. The plane works very well. With its 50 degree bedding, I think its going to be my go-to smoother for difficult wood. It sliced through the ash without tear out, even through the knots.

-- - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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