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Posted on Lie nielsen smoother. Which to choose?

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jsdnnoanybtr

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#1 posted 08-16-2010 06:10 AM

>Don’t really care about cost [for one plane] at the moment<
You know . . . you might really like one of these . . .

“Clark and Williams” http://www.planemaker.com/products.html

I haven’t shelled out for one yet cause of my ideosincratic projects but for more normal stuff these are the advantages:

Light weight
Glides easily over the wood; more easily than a metal plane even when waxed
Multiple ways to grip it for tricky grain changes ( not being funny; serious comment)
A reproduction of a piece of history to enjoy.

Could be hard to get from maker. Could go with used. A new one would be my first choice.

Clark and Williams Smooth

-- jsdnnoanybtr but you can call me jr


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