Reply by chrisstef

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Hand planing before thickness planing

View chrisstef's profile


17381 posts in 3002 days

#1 posted 10-01-2012 05:41 PM

Kevin – Im with ya on using the hand planes instead of the jointer for flattening the face. For me i use the planes to get most of the cup out, the jointer takes too long. Once i get it close ill use the jointer to give me one flat face and one square edge. If the piece is small ill hand tool the whole thing but for larger projects i use the power tools. Then off to the planer for thicknessing and cleaning up the other face. Then to the tablesaw for final dimensioning. I think its all a matter of how you like to work. If your piece came out flat and square stick with it.

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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