i am a klutz my belt sander manages to prove it everytime i use it a sharp hand plane would be my choice. but on the bottom you wont see the
i do have a couple hand planes that i use from time to time but find getting them set correctly agrivating, not very craftsman of me i know. i do a
i'd use a hand plane and a card scraper, the belt sander it can be done but it will take longer then you think, and could net you undesirable
wide belt and drum sanders do remove stock, albeit not as 'efficiently' as a planer with knives does. obviously, you want flat stock first and if
both,wher and when needed,and dependant on your skills. i'm not good enough with the planes to eliminate the belt sander yet,but aiming for
few tools are better for smoothing and shaping wood than a plane tool. today, power tools — routers, jointers, belt sanders, and power planers — do the
these rails should be slightly thicker than the the disk you are trying to plane. add some bracing at the front/back of the disk using some smaller scraps of wood
i've never 'finished' a plane on a belt sander, but i've certainly used a belt sander to rough off metal before going to the lapping surface. cast
you'll need 100, 180, and 320 grit belts. if you plan on using your belt sander for much sharpening and lapping it would be worth it to buy some
i want to know (general opinion) whether the back of moderately priced belt sander is flat enough for hand grinding of chisels and plane blades
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what does a planer do that a belt sander cannot? i would also think that a hand plane will do a better job of keeping the face flat and even, where a belt sander r/woodworking - old piano to bookcase using lid as back.
this tutorial explains how to grind a plane blade using a viel tools s5 belt grinder. thanks to brent beach for pushing me down the belt
a finely set hand plane is more controlled and easier to target the high spots. i know some folks do it successfully, but i'm sure not one of them.
unfortunately, there are plenty of people who still experience a certain gritty texture on the surface of their wood, even after using a belt sander. if you want a flat
using a power tool to shave sticking doors is nuts! buy a block plane. do not use a belt sander, it will leave all kinds of gouges and scratches.
- a belt sander thickness sanding attachment for my makita 3x24 belt sander that attaches however, i wasn't really using the belt sander for lar
for that reason i have totally avoided using hand planes at all, (i spend enough time sharpening as is). i have used my belt sander more than a
it took a long time to plane boards relative to each other for a flat surface. i ended up just using a hand sander to bring down the knots.