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Not really lighting it up

Patrick Chase
I for one would not describe this as "lighting it up".

We actually agree for the most part, though as you say posting about that is boring so we generally don't. In fact the degree to which the fundamentals of double-iron use are now broadly accepted, at least by this forum/community. I view this as a spirited discussion of a refinement about which reasonable people can disagree.

I get a chuckle out of the idea of people referring you to Schwartz' writeups on the topic. I have very mixed feelings about him. On the one hand I took a look at his new edition of "Handplane Essentials" and he's still confused on some of the details, and it was an epic struggle even to get him to move even that far. On the other hand he did eventually yield, and he adds a lot to our community by running Lost Art Press etc.

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