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Posted on board edge cleanup -- which plane to use?

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#1 posted 03-11-2013 03:13 PM

A #7 or #8 jointer plane is typically the go to for edge dressing. The length of the plane allows it to keep a flat reference over a longer portion of the board where as a smaller plane may ride the ridges.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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