Hand Tools

Subject:
Re: How thick a shaving *PIC*
Response To:
How thick a shaving ()

Warren in Lancaster, PA
I don't see close chipbreakers and heavy shavings coexisting. Am I missing something?

Yes, you are missing something. I have done heavy planing with a double iron plane for decades. Your problem is that you are thinking one size fits all, rather than choosing an appropriate setting of the cap iron for each situation. Here is a double iron for a jack plane from the Sheffield List:

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