Handplane Lateral Adjustment Question

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Forum topic by kennyd posted 03-02-2012 08:09 PM 810 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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03-02-2012 08:09 PM

Hi LJs,

Is the lateral adjustment lever and subsequently the lateral adjustment of the blade supposed to be sloppy easy or should the lever cap be tightened down over the blade and breaker so that there’s a bit of resistance?

Thanks for your advice.

-- Kenny... The man who needs a tool he doesn't have is already paying for it.

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#1 posted 03-02-2012 08:16 PM

You want it tight, but not too tight that it’s still not a chore to move right and left.

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