LumberJocks

Reply by tirebob

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Veritas Plow Plane

View tirebob's profile

tirebob

123 posts in 1459 days


#1 posted 683 days ago

I have one and it is an exceptional tool. You can use it out of the box but the blades will benefit from a bit of final honing. Practice using it a bit in some scrap to get the feel for it. Avoid taking just one long cut across the entire length of your board for the first few passes. Start near the end and take small strokes working your way back until you are taking full length strokes. That way the groove will guide the plane a little better and you avoid tearout. Also, the post on the depth stop is pretty slick and can move while working. I found mine benefited greatly from a slight roughing with sandpaper. No issues now…

Did you get the T&G conversion kit as well? I have and have played with a bit but have yet to use it in a project. It will have a wee bit more of a learning curve, but those that use it seem to really like it!


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase