How to Use a Toothed Handplane Blade

comments (3) September 29th, 2009 in blogs, videos

Tom Tom McKenna, Managing Editor
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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.

posted in: blogs, videos, jack plane, Toothed blade, handplane blade, rough planing, Lie-Nielsen 62

Comments (3)

DanWeaver DanWeaver writes: Sharpen as normal plane blades. 30 degrees is good. Sharpen only on draw stroke (not push) as toothed blades can gouge sharpening stones.
Posted: 8:31 pm on November 7th

Tom Tom writes: Not yet.
Posted: 3:19 pm on October 1st

JFink JFink writes: Hey Tom,
Have you guys ever covered how to sharpen a toothed blade?
Posted: 2:23 pm on October 1st

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