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Re: Whelan planemaking book?

david weaver
In reality, people who are working with mostly power tools (to do all jointing and planing) are probably not going to notice much productivity difference.

Strange thing about planing with a double iron is that once you use it for some heavy work, when you get back to just smoothing in some cases, you're a lot faster at it.

Larry's planes are probably easier for a beginner, too, but I don't know that to make one well is any easier than making a double iron plane well. There are technical issues in the double that are more difficult, but the execution doesn't have to be quite as tight for the plane to still operate like a locked vault.

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