A New IBC Blade For My Old Stanley #5
I went and bought myself a new IBC blade and chip breaker set for my old Stanley #5, I've not been happy with the old #5 since I bought an IBC blade and chip breaker set for my old Stanley #4
It arrived today with two friends, that I'll get to in a moment.
New blade, right out of the box, I did not even clean off the micro film of rust inhibitor from the blade and chip breaker set. I just spent 10 minutes or so filing the throat a bit to accommodate for the thicker blade, then making shavings like this, wow, very impressiveI got out the #4 and combined the two on the face of the board.....
Did not take long at all, I'm so impressed with these blades!
Next up I got two replacement blade for my LN #62, I got them on sale at Woodcraft, so for the price of one I got two!I plan on regrinding them to 38° and 50° these angles combined with the 12° bed on the LN #62 will give me effective cutting angles of 50° and 62° which should handle the curly grained wood, or at least that is the plan
Last edited by Stuart Ablett; 11-08-2012 at 04:21 PM.
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