Maybe try a slight rounding off of the plane blades' edge? Just noticing some
dig-in, but that could be from that "wild-grained stock". Pine? Is the
Workmate holding up well to your plane stroke, or no? Tom
Rounding off is a good Idea. Bench stability also.
Blade depth is too great, shavings seem too thick. Blade edge not square to
sole, protruding out more on one side. With a less aggressive cut you will be
able to feather in and feather out with the plane without leaving blade marks.
Some of the pics show some ragged grain after the cut. Check your direction of
cut. plane "downhill and make sure the cutter is SHARP it seems not be be based
on the pix. You should be able to shave the hair on your arm with ease when
sharp. U won't be able to plane the full length of the board with the workmate
cut it into short sectionsthat rest entirely of the bench to practice Work with
stock wider that the plane to keep the body entirely on the stock
After looking at more pics it looks like you are really close to getting it right
HomeOwnersHub.com is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here.
All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.