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Restoring Hand Planes.. My methods #20: Tuning a Transitional wood plane... Adding inlay to close the throat

01-16-2012 09:41 PM by Dan | 9 comments »

I have come to really like the Transitional style wood planes both for their looks and their feel when using. I have about 10 different trans planes in my shop that I have cleaned and tuned up but they are not used often. The main reason they are not often used is because most of mine have soles that have been worn down to the point where the mouths have become much to wide thus making it very hard to take fine shavings. I learned of two general ways to fix this problem. You can either add...

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