LumberJocks

Reply by Don W

  • Advertise with us

Posted on Type of plane for dense hardwoods (Maple/purpleheart/figured maple)

View Don W's profile

Don W

15561 posts in 1319 days


#1 posted 07-07-2013 10:51 PM

They are extremely hard to find. Bandit didn’t even know he was buying it until he got it. I’ve never seen one. LN makes one for their #4. Personally I’d buy a nice infill, just because they are cool first.

There is also this trick, http://www.woodcentral.com/cgi-bin/readarticle.pl?dir=smalser&file=articles_449.shtml
or this trick, http://lumberjocks.com/projects/62562

or just make a krenov style smoother with a 50 or 55 degree bed.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com


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