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#1 posted 10-17-2012 05:58 PM

No, I get that, Russell. It’s a trade-off to be sure. But it should be mentioned that southern yellow pine is substantially harder than white pine, with almost twice the Janka scale rating. I would be afraid of durability with the white pine, as well as the weight for handplane guys.

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