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Forum topic by loiblb posted 04-21-2016 02:33 AM 638 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-21-2016 02:33 AM

My last turning got me to looking a how to waste odd shaped hard to turn wood without all the vibration. Toying with the idea of using a Arbortech TURBOPlane.
I thought I can lock the index at the high spots and take off some high spots using the Turboplane before rough turning.

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#1 posted 04-21-2016 03:30 AM

No reason it wouldn’t work.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#2 posted 04-21-2016 02:25 PM

It would sure beat trying to hand plane the piece to fit. On my 12” swing, when I was really lucky and got some wood that was too large for the swing, If I could get it between centers, I would use my door planer to remove the high spots until I could get a full rotation…...

I know several people who use what you’re asking about for the same reason you’re asking….......... Jerry (in Tucson)

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