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David Kirtley

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#1 posted 12-20-2011 12:53 AM

Starting off with a plane from a block plane would be better. The bench plane irons are too long.

I personally got a handful of nice ones from Lee Valley for evil experiments:,41182,46334

They are the replacement blades for these:

For $9-$13 it is hard to go wrong.

I also have some from Ron Hock. Great irons.

-- Woodworking shouldn't cost a fortune:

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