Fast Fix: Avoid Snipe When Planing Short Boards
From time-to-time, I’m able to pull a beautiful piece of scrap out of the cutoff bin here at the Fine Woodworking shop. The pieces are usually short and often destined to become a drawer front, but how do you surface a short piece of stock in a thickness planer without snipe taking a bite out of a beautiful board?
The solution is to lengthen your board and thus absorb any potential snipe in a location that will later be cut off. Learn how it’s done in the latest episode of FineWoodworking.com’s Fast Fix video series. And be sure to visit the home of Fast Fix for even more time-saving tips and techniques.
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