Hand Tools Archive

Subject:
Re: Plane recommendation??

Steve Voigt
"Sharpness, mouth size, angle, etc...all of those are fine, but a stanley plane with the cap iron set even with a mediocre effort will plane curly maple without tearout and without much in the way of sharpness. "

What is this "cap iron" thing that you speak of? From your post, I assume that it was invented seven years ago, but has since been forgotten, is that correct? :D

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