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Forum topic by Timberwerks posted 01-18-2013 03:08 PM 944 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-18-2013 03:08 PM

Nothing like the excitement of the first shavings from a new plane. Kanna is 70mm @45deg. Blade is Kuro-Kasumi by Michio Tasai. Test wood is vertical grain Doug Fir. Even without the sub blade I was able to achieve a glass like surface with no tear out. Very pleased.



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#1 posted 01-18-2013 03:11 PM

Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous.

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this"

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#2 posted 01-18-2013 03:17 PM

That is beautiful! Great picture angle showing the cleanness of the edge know you’ve got a smooth face when light reflects off of it!

-- "Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone." -- Pablo Picasso

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#3 posted 01-18-2013 08:03 PM

Thanks guys. Doug Fir is a tough wood to get a tearout free surface from, this plane performed very well.


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#4 posted 01-18-2013 08:14 PM

Some very fine shavings..

-- Dan - "Collector of Hand Planes"

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#5 posted 01-18-2013 08:22 PM

Wow. I would say that those shavings are paper thin, but I’m pretty sure I’ve never seen paper that thin.

-- I make great sawdust. -Jon in Warsaw, IN

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