Thicknessing honduras rosewood

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Blog entry by rkoorman posted 10-05-2014 07:25 AM 2196 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello fellow LJ’s

There is nothing better than thicknessing nice wood. You put a piece of rough timber in at one end and see the figure pop out at the other end….It’s magic !!


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#1 posted 10-05-2014 10:15 AM

I agree Rick. I still get a thrill out of watching what comes out of the planer.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#2 posted 10-05-2014 01:46 PM

Oh yes. It’s like Christmas with every board that goes through them.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#3 posted 10-05-2014 02:43 PM

And it’s not just visual.
One of my favourite things is planing Yellow (Alaska) Cedar. The smell takes me right back to the old shipyards I worked in my twenties.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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