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Old 03-24-2010, 12:56 PM   #1
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Erratic Grain

Does any1 know the tools i can use to produce a suitable finish on a wood that has erratic grain,

i need 3 answers and so far i got,
Power Sanders
Dumb scraper

i need 1 more, and the hint i got is a certain type of plane.

any suggestions?



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Old 03-24-2010, 02:52 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by Lee the chippy View Post
and the hint i got is a certain type of plane.
Boeing 767?

How about a low angle smoothing plane?
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they make a scraper for custom wood work that comes in different sapes. it is a thin strong oiece of steel that you take the top edge and grind straight down so that you create a slight burr at 90 degrees to rhe metal. you then lightly file the burr a little more down from the 90. I believe they are called a french scraper and will shave the surface to a smooth glassy finish. they can get quite hot from the friction so tape the finger tips
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I think the teacher would like you to do your own homework.
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