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Forum topic by David posted 973 days ago 877 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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David

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973 days ago

Surfing through YouTube today and I came across this little beauty. first off I want one and second, why did’t stanley make a western version of this baby, lol.

Also if anyone has any info on this thing please share.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=uWQFlSa4prM

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TCCcabinetmaker

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#1 posted 973 days ago

Veneer anyone?

That stuff is so thin, somehow it wouldn’t surprise me if that’s how they made china birch plywood :X

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mtenterprises

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#2 posted 973 days ago

Can you say toilet paper?
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Loren

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#3 posted 973 days ago

That is pretty incredible. The wood has to be carefully chosen and prepared
to make such a cut. I’m surprised one man has the strength to pull it.

There are machines called super surfacers from Japan which do the same
thing.

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thedude50

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#4 posted 973 days ago

ya there are even more of those videos some better than that on of competitions in japan this was in the hand planes of your dreams thread a month or two ago but it is still cool glad you got to see it

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#5 posted 973 days ago

I don’t know if this was done in the West, but in Asia,
in the old days they used to wrap up food and parcels
in wide wood shavings. I never realized a plane could take
such a wide cut, but in ancient times you could see how
cutting a 6” wide shaving was a more efficient way to
make wrapping material than paper-making, for example.

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TCCcabinetmaker

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#6 posted 973 days ago

It probably still is Loren ;)

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newplane

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#7 posted 972 days ago

I want one…LOL

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