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david weaver
Scrape and burnish.

I don't do much historical reading, but I can't imagine that scraping and burnishing with shavings wasn't pretty common to go along with planing flat work historically.

no?

I don't think people do much burnishing now, but you know the routine.

Heavy scraping (if needed), then light scraping, then burnish. You come pretty close.

If you like to scrape surfaces or can't plane them, this is a fairly good way to get something close at the start (especially if the finish will be sheer and absorption rates can be different). I'll yield to the stainers, as perhaps staining is more uniform with sanding, and the purpose on most modern stuff seems to be to hide the wood in general. Not my bag.

I do like the take in hasluck's book about resorting to sanding, something along the lines of it ruining the piece. Carving is different, but I'm sure there's no shortage of sanding in carving these days.

(I just got my copy of planecraft in the mail over the weekend - a version printed about 60 years ago. I'm eager to read it and plan to start tonight, though I'll take warren's point into account - that it's a bit of a modern take).

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