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#1 posted 318 days ago

^ Ditto to all of the above – likely needs some help against racking forces if you’re planing rough stock, but otherwise it’s weight that will help the most. Even something as low tech as rubber (old inner tubes from bicycle tire?) below the legs to keep if from sliding.

Like Don said, how’s the top attached?

And yeah, biggest problem is it’s not is Stef’s garage. He really, really needs a bench but can’t seem to get out of the kitchen lately. ;-)

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive


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