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Posted on Staining directly after hand-planing?

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#1 posted 582 days ago

Before sandpaper was around the plane was the last tool to touch the wood before finish. A tuned smoother will give you a surface that no sandpaper will. If you are wanting penetration a bit of sanding would not hurt.

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