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Veritas Combination Plane Comparison #1: Introduction

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Blog entry by Mosquito posted 09-11-2017 12:58 AM 874 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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First off, I’d be remiss if I didn’t thank fellow LumberJock Dave Polaschek for inviting me to his shop making this direct comparison possible for us. I do not own the Veritas plane, so I wouldn’t have been able to compare them without his generosity letting me play with his new toy!

Second, I’m going to throw out the disclaimer that this was by no means a 100% exhaustive test. We did not do things like study edge retention, sharpening, and haven’t done any prolonged use/testing of the Veritas plane. It was largely just a comparison of the two on a visual, mechanical, and basic general use level. We only had the one standard Veritas iron, and spent about 4 hours messing around with the two planes. We didn’t try every single operation, or every single iron, so take that for what it’s worth.

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  1. Introduction
  2. General Comparison
  3. Irons Comparison
  4. Rods and Fence Comparison
  5. Thoughts on Use
  6. My Conclusions

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com



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#1 posted 09-11-2017 01:30 AM

Thanks for doing this comparison. I have been waiting for one.

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#2 posted 09-11-2017 01:35 AM



Thanks for doing this comparison. I have been waiting for one.

- knockknock

Not a problem, it was fun getting to compare the two, and I was likewise curious myself

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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#3 posted 09-11-2017 02:48 PM

Thank you Mos!

-- ~Tony

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#4 posted 09-11-2017 02:59 PM

Thanks.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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