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david weaver
You're probably right about the carbides. IIRC, the LN irons are definitely harder, too, and the care in rolling a huge smooth burr is also helpful for continuous cutting.

All in all, nice kit (all of them - between me and the Englishman who got me into woodworking, we've pretty much tried everything - both scrub planes, bevel up planes, bench planes, three of the scrapers, etc). The Englishman still has his stuff. I have two boggs shaves, a custom plane and a bronze 4 and that's about it. The rest is gone.

While it's novel to perfect that stuff on the scraper and really get a long wearing burr, it's sort of like heading to a four cylinder turbocharged drag race with a repowered but otherwise stock crown victoria when you compare the scrapers to a simple cheap double iron plane. You can make the crown vic fast for a crown vic, but you can't hang with a guy in an old civic that's had all of the guts removed because his car is superior for the purpose.

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