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Posted on Jointing Planes, are there smaller types available?

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#1 posted 03-23-2018 10:14 AM

To answer your question here is a quote from “A Beginners Guide to Bench Planes – The Pocket Guide”

”It is very important to note however that these planes are designed to do these specific functions listed, but any plane can be set up to perform functions outside their designated roles. For instance a jointer can smooth, a smoother can be used to joint edges, and if the blade in a jack plane is not cambered and the jack plane tune accordingly, it can be used as a smoother.”

Almost any manufactured fence, modern or vintage will fit any bench plane down to a reasonable size. It s not at all uncommon to find them on a #5.

- Don W

Ok , great , I guess that is what I was eluding to. Now the question is where can I buy a manufactured fence for my smaller hand planes?
Kind Regards

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