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Originally Posted by masraum View Post
This is fascinating. This guy is talking about how the blade angle on planes affects the performance of the plane on woods with difficult grain. I'd have never guessed that a less acute angle is better for difficult grain.
That is why the card scraper does such a good job. It is basically replicating a plane blade at close to a 70-80 bevel (or higher). They are relatively easy to sharpen as well.
Here's the first video I looked at as an example:


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