Adjusting Wooden-bodied Planes


Handplanes that secure the cutter with a wedge need to be adjusted with a series of taps from a mallet or a hammer. The principles below apply broadly to all wedged planes, whether it’s a wooden jack plane, a delicate 1/16”-wide hollow plane or a wedged infill plane with a metal shell. However, you need to use some common sense. Do you really want to beat that 1/16”-wide moulding plane […]

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