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219782 "Frank Sronce" <dilloworks@s...> 2011‑07‑24 Re: Razor blades and planing

I bought one of their block planes about 30 years ago. I probably 
haven't used it in the last 25 or so years.

Frank Sronce (Fort Worth Armadillo Works)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Jones" 

Don't have one, don't want one, don't want to use one.  Just providing
some additional data points.


On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 8:37 AM, Ken Vaughn  
> There used to be a regular at the Woodworking Shows who demonstrated a
> Swiss(?) plane which used disposable double edge blades, but much 
> thicker
> than standard shaving blades. I believe the plane was called a Rali. 
> The
> pitch man was very entertaining, I watched his show each year and 
> probably
> could have repeated it, right down to the part about "how many 
> Budweiser's
> it would take to finish this board". Never had any desire to own one,
> however.
> Ken Vaughn 


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