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No 80 scraper set up question

by bbasiaga
posted 08-20-2016 10:20 PM


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Robert

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#1 posted 08-21-2016 02:20 PM

No.

-- Everything is a prototype thats why its one of a kind!!

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Tim

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#2 posted 08-21-2016 02:51 PM

I don’t have a solid answer, but I can’t see why it would need to be especially flat. If it were enough out of flat, that could cause problems. But basically if it’s working, then no.

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#3 posted 08-21-2016 03:41 PM

I just touched up mine because…..........I wanted to.
Bill

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#4 posted 08-21-2016 04:33 PM

Of course! A straight blade requires a flat/straight support/platform to reference from?
Each to there own I guess, if its good enough, then its good enough? We all have our own standards! LOL!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#5 posted 08-22-2016 02:49 PM

It will work better with a flat sole. It is a form of scraper plane, and should have a flat sole for the edge to reference from. Rounded edges are actually prefered so edges dont catch on the wood. The area surrounding the mouth should be flat, out to radiused or tapering edges. Use a hard flat surface to register the blade edge to the sole.

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#6 posted 08-22-2016 03:16 PM

Yes – flat back
45 degree edge
burnish the cutting edge

-- David in Palm Bay, FL

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#7 posted 08-22-2016 11:42 PM

It needs to be flat. Whether it needs to be flattened depends if it’s already flat. :-)

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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