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#1 posted 12-25-2018 12:43 AM

Slide it across with no pressure, see how it does, if it doesn’t pull up anything, lightly apply pressure to the front, and I mean like, go from gently holding it to resting your hand on it like it was a kitten.

If it still doesn’t pull up anything, start smushing the kitten a little more until you’re feeling grain being sliced and lifted up smoothly, and when you get to the end of your cut, you know how a kitten will lift their rump and tail when you pet them?

Do that with your hand so the back of the plane lifts first and see how it compares to what you were doing.

-- One hand to hold the saw, one hand to guide it, one hand to brace the work and in the sawdust OW MY THUMB!


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