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Squaring the edge of cheap lumber with 2 tools in 30 seconds

07-14-2014 02:42 AM by jordanp | 4 comments »

I kind of stumbled on this method by accident.I haven’t tested it on hardwood but your big box soft wood lumber works perfectly.. Tools needed. Stanley No. 95 or equivalent (veritas or LN)Block plane or smoothing plane set for thin shavings. I usually take 8-12 passes with the 95 each direction,This is usually enough to get rid of that rounded edge you getWith big box store construction grade lumber. But wait! I just changed directions against the grain!Doesn’t matter the blade is at such a low angle and skewed tare out is non-existant. And if there is a little it will be cleaned up with a couple of light passes from a block plane or smoother.. Try and keep con...

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