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Forum topic by ChadRat6458 posted 09-19-2014 03:00 AM 1028 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ChadRat6458

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09-19-2014 03:00 AM

I got a good deal on some mohogany. The left stack the wood is less than 12”. The right stack the wood is wider than it is long. Should I build some kind of sled or some thing else? Thanks.


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Wdwerker

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#1 posted 09-19-2014 03:01 AM

Drum sander would be my first choice.

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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#2 posted 09-19-2014 03:07 AM

I don’t have a drum sander. I have orbital and belt sander. I also have a 12” planer.

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#3 posted 09-19-2014 04:20 AM

I would use hand planes for pieces that small, too dangerous for the power planer without elaborate jigs.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#4 posted 09-19-2014 04:24 AM



I would use hand planes for pieces that small, too dangerous for the power planer without elaborate jigs.

- bobasaurus

+1 or maybe a belt sander?

-- Anthony--http://knottywoodshop.weebly.com/

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#5 posted 09-19-2014 07:17 AM

A hand plane would be my weapon of choice as well. Quick and easy.

-- Measure twice, cut once, cut again for good measure.

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#6 posted 09-19-2014 12:14 PM

What size hand plane should I use? Are the planes from woodcraft any good? Thanks guys!

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