Question about No. 95

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Forum topic by cam1297 posted 01-07-2011 04:20 AM 840 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-07-2011 04:20 AM

I saw a video on Popular Woodworking Magazine where Chris Schwarz was using a #95 to clean up an edge. My question is would you be able to joint an edge with a # 95 if you have a flat face?


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#1 posted 01-07-2011 04:25 AM

Chris—I don’t think the #95’s bed is long enough to get a properly jointed edge for panel glue-ups, etc.


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#2 posted 01-07-2011 04:28 AM

Maybe on very short pieces. Longer stock with gradual dips would be problematic because the 95 is a relatively short tool that would follow the dips and just smooth them out. You would need a longer plane to successfully joint long boards.

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#3 posted 01-07-2011 04:48 AM

No. I had one for awhile and I didn’t find it very useful.

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#4 posted 01-07-2011 10:45 AM

Thanks Loren. appreciate the objective opinion ;-)

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