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A small smoother. I'm beginning to like these Infills.

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Project by Don W posted 04-27-2015 12:53 AM 2167 views 4 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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

Small Infill Smoother
◾Infill is Morada with a hand rubbed Bush oil Finish
◾Bedded at 50 degrees
◾1 3/4” single 3/8” iron
◾Approx 7” long
◾1/2” steel sole
◾Bedded at 50 degrees

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

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

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net





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TheFridge

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#1 posted 04-27-2015 01:08 AM

That thing is a beauty. Great job don.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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#2 posted 04-27-2015 01:37 AM

Very nice Don. I need to try my hand at making an infill one of these days.

-- Bob, Missoula, MT -- Rocky Mountain Saw Works http://www.rmsaws.com/p/about-us.html

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#3 posted 04-27-2015 01:03 PM

Very nice work, Don!
I really like the overstuffed look.

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

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#4 posted 04-27-2015 01:21 PM

Truly stunning Don.

-- ~Tony

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#5 posted 04-27-2015 01:57 PM

Really a nice one Don.
Think it is my favorite for now from your hand.
Nice simple lines and a fine knob for the blade.
Really really fine.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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

I like it. Nice clean and simple.

-- In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.

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#7 posted 04-27-2015 03:51 PM

these are some really nice looking planes, i bet you get some real satisfaction from making your own tools, i like the way they are machined, everything about them bespeaks high quality, thanks for sharing this…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Don W

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

thanks. I can’t believe anyone would rather be woodworking :-)

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net

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#9 posted 04-27-2015 05:03 PM

;-)

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

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#10 posted 04-27-2015 06:53 PM

Nice one Don. How are you doing the slots on your thumb screws? I just put in an order for a straight knurler to knurl my lever cap screws. Also, how is your cross pin held in? Tapered and peened? I should try an overstuffed. I have enough materials on hand to do another like this…Hmm…

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

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

That’s a nice-looking plane Don. Love the brass pins.

-- Allen, Colorado

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Don W

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#12 posted 04-27-2015 08:50 PM

Here is a pictorial for the knurling. I plan to put some explanation with it but haven’t got there yet, http://www.timetestedtools.com/making-the-2015-toted-smoother---part-5.html

And the next one I’m going to try cutting with the band saw instead of the dremel and see how it comes out.

I put the cross pin in my wood lathe and made a tenon, then peened it.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net

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#13 posted 04-28-2015 12:03 PM

Top quality for sure.

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

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#14 posted 04-28-2015 12:15 PM

Don, that is a beautiful thing to behold. I think that your plan is a wonderful thing and I hope that you will be successful and that you will learn with every one that you make so that you can improve the next one. I pray that you will prosper in your endeavor. I have seen your wonderful collection of planes and I know that you have gained much in the way of skill and knowledge of planes by working on them, using them, and making them. God speed.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#15 posted 04-28-2015 02:46 PM

Thanks for the great comments.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net

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