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#1 posted 07-02-2019 04:45 PM

I’ve always wanted the LN bronze 4 and may some day get one. I just can’t realistically justify the cost since my old Stanley works perfectly. It seems no matter what I have tried I still need to use a scraper afterwards though, especially on certain grain. So I would say most important is pick whatever smoother you want, keep it super sharp, and get a good cabinet scraper or card scraper and keep that sharp as well. Here is Paul Sellers’ thoughts on various frogs, York pitch and scrapers, worth the read for your scenario:

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