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david weaver
..just a single simple post where someone other than warren said something like:

"you can do what you're mentioning with a single common pitch stanley plane or something of the like, and with less effort and less cost and less complexity. And here's basically how".

It would've sounded something like this:
* set the cap iron as close to the edge as you can, almost right on it
* back it off a tiny bit and try it
* if the chip accordions or fails to form, back the cap iron up a tiny bit, either by loosening it slightly and giving the screw a tap with a light hammer until you see a sliver of blade back similar to the thickness of a sheet of paper, or by moving it manually with some touch
* if the chip doesn't appear different than it does from any other plane and you still have tearout, try moving the cap iron closer by a bit

If it fails to feed and is difficult to push, it's too close. If it fails to prevent tearout, it's too far away.

I never saw a single post like that. Not one. Not even more plain than that with something like "you don't need anything other than a stanley plane to smooth everything you're likely to come across that's not curved, and if you do, you need to learn to use the capabilities of the plane and the cap iron"

"frank can do more with a common stanley..."

That kind of ghee whiz stuff is goofiness. Someone with a couple of months of experience can eliminate tearout with a common stanley 4 for the rest of their woodworking hobby or career.

So, back to the same post that I've made several times - show us. You or anyone else other than Warren. It can't be that hard. I saw two finnish guys say something about it on the UK forum when I did a thorough search, but even the UK board (which tends to be very frugal and sensible) must've been in the throes of the BU wars, because one of the guys said he did it and then did the equivalent of ducking in print "I'm not looking to debate it, it works for me and that's all I'll say"....something along those lines.

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