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#1 posted 08-11-2017 04:22 PM

No problem at all.

If you try it, the tool’s gotta be incredibly sharp. I tried it with a sharp #78, no go. Also, it’s gotta stay 100% level in the cut and not tear cross-grain. There’s certainly a learning curve to it; one that I’ve not opted to climb. Kudos to those that do, though.

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