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Blog entry by canadianchips posted 11-30-2016 08:31 PM 629 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Has anyone used these ?
They are listed at Lee Valley tools…..$47 each
I do a lot of work with reclaimed lumber, I have ground the blades contoured on 2 different planes (One a handyman) second (defiance).
I then plane diagonally across the board to the end…...gives a rippled effect I want.
Anybody else do things like this
?

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"



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#1 posted 12-01-2016 01:48 PM

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#2 posted 12-01-2016 02:26 PM

I just use a converted #5, does what i need it to do. if i happen across a vintage scrub plane i may pick it up but see no reason to invest in a brand new one.

-- "....put that handsaw to work and make it earn its keep. - summerfi" <==< JuStiN >==>=->

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#3 posted 12-01-2016 10:38 PM

Tugboater78. Thats what I am doing. I have LOTS of planes, I used the cheaper ones to try out the different sharpening on the irons. They work…..irons may not hold edge as long !

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