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Forum topic by Timberwerks posted 11-18-2009 08:40 PM 1451 views 0 times favorited 18 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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#1 posted 11-18-2009 08:54 PM

If you happen to get to the woodworking show traveling around the US, William Ng was demoing tuning a LV low angle jack plane to take fine shavings with and against the grain. He also described how to fettle and tune a japanese plane and described operations such as the one in this video.

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#2 posted 11-18-2009 09:03 PM

Ok guys throw away your planner and buy a giant Japanese plane

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#3 posted 11-18-2009 11:53 PM

wow, that’s really cool.

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#4 posted 11-19-2009 12:00 AM

That is neat.

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#5 posted 11-19-2009 12:01 AM

wow, now that’s a bench plane.

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#6 posted 11-19-2009 01:11 AM

Holy Cow now that’s amazing.

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#7 posted 11-19-2009 01:17 AM

That is pretty neat.

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#8 posted 11-19-2009 01:20 AM

Are you watching Rob Cosman?


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#9 posted 11-19-2009 02:33 AM

Very cool, I love watching those videos. I believe he just made paper didn’t he?

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#10 posted 11-19-2009 03:02 PM

Sure, but you would need to set the blade in a dai at a steeper angle. It would be harder to pull.


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#11 posted 11-19-2009 03:47 PM

That is very cool, though tiring. Here is the powered version.

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#12 posted 11-19-2009 03:49 PM

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#13 posted 11-19-2009 04:24 PM

YOWZA – to all of them!

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#14 posted 11-19-2009 07:20 PM

I’m impressed!


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#15 posted 11-19-2009 09:26 PM

Now if he wants to come to my house and sharpen my tools I would sure let him. WOW

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