A Few More Thoughts on Bevel Up Planes

February 10, 2008

Bevel Up planes are a great choice for the first time hand plane user because of their lower bed angle. The cutting angle of the blade helps to make them less prone to tearout which is the scurge of hand plane users!!

Of course it’s important to understand, that while Bevel Ups do help to control tearout, they’re still not the complete answer to overcoming it. Bevel Ups are simply one of the many tools we can use to reduce the amount of tear out we’ll run into. But is there more we can do? Listen to find out…

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