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Posted on Tip: Closing the Mouth on a Fixed-mouth Block Plane

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Derek Cohen

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#1 posted 09-20-2020 01:15 PM

Here is what you do: epoxy brass shim on the bed in front of the mouth. This will lift the blade and close the mouth. Add more shim until it is closed as you wish.

This LN #103 had a mouth a little too large. Note that the bed angle was originally 20 degrees. Now it is 19 degrees …

Regards from Perth

Derek

-- Buildiing furniture, and reviewing and building tools at http://www.inthewoodshop.com


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