Just picked up the new planer this afternoon and one word does it
justice. WOW..... I had considered the 13" Ridgid from the Borg and
the new DeWalt 735. Yea, I know Woodcraft is having a sale the 13th,
but the timing was off for that to work for me. First test piece was a
scrap hunk of Red Oak. Ran at the sizing speed and it is pretty smooth.
Then ran a the "Finishing" speed taking 1/64th... can you say "Baby
Butt Smooth"... I am impressed. No measurable snipe. I can feel a
shoulder, but can't measure it and it sands out with almost no effort.
The finish is so smooth, I think I could spray the poly on it and call
it done with no sanding, but some how that just does not feel right.
Wanted to give a first impression for those of you shopping for a new
Hey hombre, I know what you mean. One of my homies and me got hold of some
wood for my shop. We snuck in the back, and Saturday morning, I chopped a
piece of Oak with my new axe I took from the neighbor. The wood was a smooth
as the cheek of my ass. Even with the little place where I sat on the
cigarette lighter of my coche and have a terrible scar.
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