Hand Tools Archive

Subject:
Going from 55 to 45

Brian Holcombe
I have a bronze #4 plane with a 55 degree frog. I am considering going from 55 to 45, I find that the plane adjusts depth very coarsely and a heavy cut is very difficult to push.

I can't help but think that moving to a 45 degree frog will alleviate these issues. Is the case?

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