Hand Tools

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Re: Who are the teachers?
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Mark Hennebury
David,
I am from the UK originally but moved to Canada in 1970.

I don't know when hand tool use was last taught in schools.

I don't know why the teachers don't know or don't teach it.

I know that there are probably ten of thousands of supersurfacers sold in the world

Marunaka has sold several thousand units including more than 600 in Europe, but there are many other manufactures that make them also, Shinx, Takekawa, Heian, and the big names like Ryobi, Makita and Hitachi, So the understanding of chipbreakers has to be known. And a supersurfacer is doing the exact same operation as a handplane.

Supersurfacers didnt catch on in North America when they were introduced by Makita, Hitachi and Ryobi in the 80's and maybe it had to do a lack of understanding of the chipbreaker although they came with instructions, or maybe the instructions weren't taken seriously by people not used to such fine settings. Also the blades need to be sharp and require a special knife grinder to be purchased with the machine. Maybe it is some cultural thing, i know that they sell many supersurfacers in Germany, why?

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