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    Bailey No.4

    I got this Bailey No. 4 from a friend, so after flatting the sole an sharping the blade I had to try it on some Figured Cherry an had no tear out so moved over to Birdseye Maple an beautiful cuts also with no tear out

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    Just testing, or is the maple and cherry for a new project?
    It's kind of fun to do the impossible

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    Nice job with the plane. Beautiful wood, as well.
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    Just testing for an upcoming Job here, the school was broken in to so had to pull some out of the shop loft an didn't have a No. 4 an still looking for a No.8 for upcoming project. All of the School planes were stolen an they were Lee Valley ones that was donated at least they were serialized by me on all parts so the the police are keeping there eyes out for them
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    Quote Originally Posted by Roy Millsaps View Post
    I got this Bailey No. 4 from a friend, so after flatting the sole an sharping the blade I had to try it on some Figured Cherry an had no tear out so moved over to Birdseye Maple an beautiful cuts also with no tear out

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    More than the plane, that is someone VERY good a tuning and sharpening a plane. Good job.
    Charlie Plesums, Austin Texas
    (Retired early to become a custom furnituremaker)
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    Nice plane, nice work!
    Cheers,
    Roger


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