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Making the 2015 infill smoother

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Project by Don W posted 04-26-2015 10:40 PM 1791 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve made a few infill again. This is one of my latest.

Partial Infill Smoother
◾Walnut finished with hand rubbed brush oil
◾2” Hock iron
◾1/2” steel sole
◾Bedded at 50 degrees
◾Approx. 9” long

This is a design I’ve had in mind for a while.

I have many more pictures on my web site. I’ll fill in the commentary as I have time. Godaddy’s website builder has been giving me heartburn.
http://www.timetestedtools.com/making-the-2015-toted-smoother-infill.html

My plan is to sell this, make another, and so one. We’ll see how it goes.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.





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waho6o9

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#1 posted 04-26-2015 11:50 PM

Nice work Don! I like it.

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#2 posted 04-27-2015 02:23 AM

Don, that sucks. You need to build another one, even better.
Now send me that pos, so you don’t have to look at it any longer.

:-)

-- Jeff NJ

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#3 posted 04-27-2015 04:03 AM

Looks great as always

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#4 posted 04-27-2015 01:06 PM

Another winner, Don!
That tote looks great, and the sexy shape of the sides must have been quite a workout!

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#5 posted 04-27-2015 01:27 PM

That is awesome, looks pretty stout too.

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#6 posted 04-27-2015 02:00 PM

You get better and better Don, lovely to see your travel into the world of infills.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#7 posted 04-27-2015 04:00 PM

thanks for the comments. These last two were a lot of fun.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#8 posted 04-27-2015 06:55 PM

Don, how is that front bun in the hand? I’ve been thinking about front bun design a little. I plan to do a full size smoother at some point. I’m recently really liking Konrad Sauer’s K series of planes, very sleek. I am thinking I need to do a K9 in brass.

-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science

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#9 posted 04-27-2015 08:29 PM

You work fast Don! This came out really nice

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#10 posted 04-27-2015 08:44 PM



Don, how is that front bun in the hand? I ve been thinking about front bun design a little. I plan to do a full size smoother at some point. I m recently really liking Konrad Sauer s K series of planes, very sleek. I am thinking I need to do a K9 in brass.

- Ripthorn

An infill with the square bun is held different. I thought about rounding it more, but I like the traditional look. I may try something more like the Sauer redesign at some point.

Thanks Joe!!

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#11 posted 04-28-2015 11:59 AM

Looks like some very high quality right there.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#12 posted 04-28-2015 12:19 PM

Another beautiful thing to behold. Very nice work.

BTW, you have a really nice site. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#13 posted 04-30-2015 02:20 PM

Now that is some nice work but your pricing seems way too low .
One question I have is how do you deal with wood movement on these beautiful planes ?

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#14 posted 07-06-2016 06:37 PM

Hey Don,

I love your infill planes, You have inspired me to give it a try. I have a few parts planes that I could tap in to. Have you ever considered trying a low-angle configuration? I’m tempted to try with a 5 or a 6 but I’m not sure how well the iron would stay in place at the lower angle with a hold-down mechanism similar to yours. Have you attempted anything similar? What are your thoughts?

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Don W

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#15 posted 07-06-2016 09:04 PM

Look through the forum topics of http://lumberjocks.com/luthierwnc

I know there is 2 forums in there that will interest you.

I’d like to do a low angle one of these days to. I just don’t have time.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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