Hand Tools

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Re: Interest has passed, see below

onemanband
Without any details provided, hard to say how true a skew block plane is considered useless to someone.

The skew block is great for cross-grain work such as refining tenons, doing breadboard ends, etc. Others may use a moving fillister instead. The skew is bevel up if that matters as compared to a standard block.

I still remember a trade event demonstrator sharing that any chisel over 1-1/2" was useless. Was it? Probably yes for a dovetailer. A block plane is also useless to a lot of people although it's indispensable for the kind of work I do.

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