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Handplane Reference #4: Web Resources

04-08-2007 04:34 AM by WayneC | 36 comments »

This is a list of links that I will maintain that are related to handplanes. This is primarily intended for my own use, but feel free to add to the list if you have some favorites. Manufactures Anderson Planes – Handmade Infill style planes Brese Plane – Handmade planes by Ron Brese. Also has blades for making planes. Classic planes – Infill plane manufacture Galoot Tools – High Quality Handcrafted Plane Blades and Chisels. Holtey – Infill...

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Building the Infill Shooting Plane #1: Getting on Target

07-19-2016 02:57 AM by JayT | 10 comments »

During the 2015 Plane and Spokeshave Swap, I built a couple of what came to be called Transitional Infill Shooting Planes. A few people asked for a blog, but there weren’t enough pics to really document the build, so it wasn’t done. Well, after completing a few other projects, I decided to build one more and will try to do a detailed enough blog that someone else could follow along and build their own shooting plane. Lets get started. Gathering materials. First thin...

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Making the dw infills #1: Part 1 Envisioning and a bit of a Rant.

03-29-2013 09:32 PM by Don W | 13 comments »

Making an infill has been on my bucket list for quite some time now. Making tools to me is more of a hobby than the actual woodworking. If you are looking to build an infill, you’re welcome to follow me along. I’ll try to keep the blog as up to date as time allows and would love feedback from others taking the same path. The metal work of the infill intimidated me a bit and I’m not really sure why. I can weld, I’ve done my share of body work, gunsmithing and tin work, ...

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Handplane Reference #5: Sharpening Resources

04-17-2007 05:00 AM by WayneC | 18 comments »

This is a blog entry that I am using to collect information on sharpening. I will be updating this information periodically as I come across additional information. Please feel free to contribute information if you desire. Sharpening Books The Complete Guide to Sharpening by Leonard Lee – Covers sharpening of tools in general. I own this book. Taunton's COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED guide to SHARPENING by Thomas Lie-Nielsen – I have looked at this book a number of times and wi...

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A Pair of Small Infill Smoothers #1: Let the games begin!

03-05-2015 03:29 AM by Ripthorn | 7 comments »

As some of you may have seen, I built a prototype of a small infill smoother (blog starts here). This went well enough that I decided to make one for myself from precision ground steel. Well, as it turns out, with the way lengths work for precision ground O1, I ended up buying enough for 3 small smoothers and 4 blades, which is perfect, since the prototype needs a blade. So off went my money and a few days later, a package arrived with the steel, some new drill bits, and a scriber. A go...

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Making the dw infills #4: Lets do some tapping and peening.

04-07-2013 12:56 AM by Don W | 20 comments »

So another way to attach the sides is tapping and peening. I thought I’d give it a try on a small smoother. I decided on aluminum sides and hot rolled steel for the sole. The aluminum is 1/8” x 2” and hot the rolled steel is about 3/8” x 1 7/8”. I wanted to use a 1 5/8” block plane iron. Infill is cherry. Lever cap is brass. This time I cut the sole in 2 pieces. I found this technique a lot easier. The I drilled the sides. And tapered them with a r...

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Building an infill smoother #1: Inspiration and cutting out the sides

06-07-2013 12:24 AM by Wally331 | 5 comments »

This is my first blog post, so don’t be to alarmed if it is the biggest piece of garbage you have ever read. I’ll try my best though ;) For the past few months, I have been in a tool craze. Whether it is planes, saws, braces, chisels, or even miter boxes, I just can’t get enough. So when Don W started his blog about making an infill, I saw how easy it could be, and figured why not try it myself. I get a beautiful and functional tool to add to my collection, and some more ...

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Making the dw infills #2: Let's dovetail

04-03-2013 12:33 AM by Don W | 21 comments »

As I stated in the first part, there are several ways to connect the sides of an infill to te sole. In this plane I’ll try my hand at dovetailing. There are numerous videos, instruction and blogs about cutting the dovetails. I suggest you watch them all. I am pretty sure I did. For the woodworking folks around here, the layout isn’t really any different than wood. Add some layout fluid, and use the same tools you use for a drawer. A straight edge, layout guide and dovetail m...

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Making the dw infills #3: Part 3 the infill saga

04-03-2013 09:31 PM by Don W | 20 comments »

So making the infill wasn’t so bad. Its so much easier when make a base. When you make the base, its square and true, unlike the inside of the cast vintage planes, so making and addind the base is much easier. I choose walnut for this, and after some help from my friend over on the HPOYD thread, I decided to ebonize it. Most of this is just normal woodworking, at least for the first part. And marking and laying it out, I decided to make this one in 1 piece. I’m...

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Building the Infill Shooting Plane #11: Makin' it pretty

08-06-2016 09:17 PM by JayT | 11 comments »

Most of the body is now shaped, but a couple more areas I like to touch. The corner of the 3/8 base plate is still at a 90 . . . . . . . . so I round it to match the wood body and eliminate a sharp corner. I also round over the top of the escapement area a bit to eliminate that corner, as well. No picture of what it looked like, but these are the areas that get some attention. Now it’s just a matter of sanding everything to whatever level you desire. Don’...

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