Hand Tools Archive

Subject:
Re: spear point router plane blades

Bill Houghton, Sebastopol, CA
"...if the blade was parallel to the recessed surface, it would not cut."

Not to get argumentative, but when using a chisel in paring mode, I often have the flat of the blade on the surface being pared - parallel, that is, to the surface. Why would it work there and not in a router plane?

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