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If you’re like me, you visit the Lie-Nielsen Toolworks website frequently, looking for new and interesting tools. But I also use the site to learn about hand tools and how they should be set up or sharpened. In this video, Lie-Nielsen’s Deneb Puchalski demonstrates the advantages of using a toothed blade for roughing out work with a low angle jack plane. At 1:48 in the video, notice the mirror polish on the bottom of the plane. Love it… Deneb does a lot of tool and sharpening demonstrations at woodworking shows. If you get a chance, check out his demos; you won’t regret it.
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Sharpen as normal plane blades. 30 degrees is good. Sharpen only on draw stroke (not push) as toothed blades can gouge sharpening stones.
Have you guys ever covered how to sharpen a toothed blade?
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In this video Michael finishes the first of the three boxes. Gluing-up, planing, sanding and finishing bring a new piece of art to the world.
In this video Michael starts work on the second box, a carved and painted Saddle lid box.
Michael begins carving the saddle lid box with his ripple pattern along the top. Then turns to his 5/30 gouge to texture the sides of the box. This isn't work…
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