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Mark Hennebury
I am sorry if you are upset; I was just presenting what i know;

Chipbreakers have been on planes for a long time.
They perform a function.
I was taught that at school in the 60's.
I believed it to be common knowledge.
I learned to understand the mechanics in much more detail in later years with the supersurfacers setup diagrams and the k/k video.

I would never have thought that moving the chipbreaker closer or further away from the edge to find what works best would be enough to qualify me as smarter than everyone else.
I mean, i never invented the handplane or the chipbreaker, i just tried to make it work; not really a Nobel prize worthy accomplishment. When did it become something to brag about; being a woodworker that knows how to use basic woodworking tools. Give me a break.

I guess handplanes fell out of favor with the trades as mechanization took over, and ended up being hobbyist tools.
Woodworking teachers are also in a special place in that they are teaching to hobbyist and studio craftsmen, not industry.

Maybe you should look to placing some blame on the teachers. Maybe they have a duty to know the basics, even if they are no longer used in industry, they are important to the understanding working wood.

I make no excuse for learning my trade.

If i am bragging then it is you who made it possible.

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Integral Chipbreakers in handplanes *PIC*
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Breadth of forum participation *NM* *LINK*
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Stanley...anyone care to comment? *PIC*
Occasionally, someone thinks they have...... *PIC*
I wish I had a wheel..
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Beautiful workbench Roger! *NM*
Thanks Mark.....
Perfection exists to be pursued not caught. *NM*
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Thanks William. *NM*
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