How to reduce TEAROUT when using a HAND PLANE

How to reduce TEAROUT when using a HAND PLANE

“In this video, I show you my approach to reducing tearout in figured timber. We cover grain direction, plane anatomy and sharpening techniques.

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  1. Adobo Tachibana on November 9, 2023 at 10:57 pm

    This made me wonder if there is a plane out there that has a variable geometry frog.

  2. Mork on November 9, 2023 at 11:00 pm

    i miss the tearout music

  3. Charles parson on November 9, 2023 at 11:04 pm

    Birds eye is why I’m watching this lol

  4. TempestPhaedra on November 9, 2023 at 11:08 pm

    this is a timely recommendation for me lol. just started getting acquainted with my plane today. had a good time tearing up my wood

  5. Brian B on November 9, 2023 at 11:10 pm

    Informative, authoritative, fair, funny. Rare combination! Thank you.

  6. Ian Barnes on November 9, 2023 at 11:17 pm

    Hi Matt. Iโ€™m a bit late to this thread, but Iโ€™m sure you said youโ€™re a lefty but in your video on bench hardware you have the end vice fixed for right handers. So which is it?

  7. Allen Sheppard on November 9, 2023 at 11:19 pm

    I turn my blade over and or change the angle i sharpen much easyer with a pull plane

  8. Ron Hau on November 9, 2023 at 11:19 pm

    You are quickly becoming my favorite utuber.

  9. Michael Geros on November 9, 2023 at 11:24 pm

    This video was so helpful, thank you Matt.

  10. We The People on November 9, 2023 at 11:24 pm

    So what the heck is a low angle plane for?

  11. Pim Cramer on November 9, 2023 at 11:27 pm

    The grain direction was nice, but I didn’t understand how plane angle works on the grain. Anyon wante to explain in the comments for me?

  12. Tom Leurquin on November 9, 2023 at 11:29 pm

    I was just starting to do the finish planing on some padauk. It tore out miserably using an LN low angle jack with a 35 degree blade. I thought "Now what?" I resorted to a card scraper and after a lot of work got it to looking pretty nice. I think I’ll go and up the LN jack blade angle a bit and see how that works, but this time on a scrap piece of padauk. Thanks for the tip on going to very high angle.

  13. Red Salem on November 9, 2023 at 11:29 pm

    Man, tell your buddy to shut the jointer off while youโ€™re filming.

  14. Azalraku on November 9, 2023 at 11:32 pm

    You just saved my new hobby.

  15. nikitos19872005 on November 9, 2023 at 11:38 pm

    How do you make a woodworking plan?

  16. Matt Estlea on November 9, 2023 at 11:41 pm

    How to make a protrusion stop:

  17. Bruce Welty on November 9, 2023 at 11:45 pm

    Still no personal BIO available? You go to the block list.

  18. Wilhelm Taylor on November 9, 2023 at 11:46 pm

    If having a higher angle is better, why not use a higher angle all the time?

  19. Wael Tfaily on November 9, 2023 at 11:46 pm

    Thank you for these amazing videos (must admit, watching your channel on repeat). Following your recommendation, i went and bought myself my first quality plane: A Veritas low angle jack plane.
    I do have one newbie question: If the 25 degree blade is so bad tear-out wise, what is it best used for?
    Looking forward to your answer

  20. steven on November 9, 2023 at 11:47 pm

    I have the same plane with the 55 degree frog as well, it is awesome, works amazing.. just spend the money and get one.. you wonโ€™t regret it , and will have forever ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜Š

  21. Jess ric on November 9, 2023 at 11:49 pm

    Lie (lee)

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