Quick Tip- Hand Plane Setting

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Blog entry by bigchopperoo posted 1464 days ago 1899 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a quick video on an easy setting for your hand plane blade after you’ve removed it to sharpen.

-- Chad Stanton, Big Chopperoo

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#1 posted 1464 days ago

Thanks chad, looks logical. I’ll have to give that a try.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 1464 days ago

I never though of measuring depth of cut with paper, great tip chad.

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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#3 posted 1464 days ago

and if it´s a shoulderplane or a smoothing plane
it shuold be thin officepaper then you proppebly
hit the set in first try


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#4 posted 1463 days ago

Great tip! I just read in Wood Magazine about using paper to tweak hole depths on a drill press rather than trying to reset the machine. Let’s hear it for paper jigs!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#5 posted 1462 days ago

good one chad. keep em coming.

-- God is great, wood is good. Let us thank Him for wood......and old hand tools.

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#6 posted 1447 days ago

Would have never thought of this. I need to use my planes more!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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