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Links of Interest

Here are some some interesting articles and videos about wooden planes and double irons.

On the use of beech for planes:
http://planemaker.com/articles_beech.html

On grain orientation in wooden planes:
http://planemaker.com/articles_tuning.html

An article on how to set a cap iron by David Weaver:
http://www.woodcentral.com/articles/test/articles_935.shtml

Here's the best, most concise video on setting a cap iron, by Kees Van Heiden:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSjpzta0FuY

Another by Kees, only with a wooden plane:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3Nq1sbOhMM

A nice short article, with video, by Chris Schwarz:
http://www.popularwoodworking.com/woodworking-blogs/chris-schwarz-blog/fine-tune-a-handplanes-back-iron

A longer video on setting the cap iron, by Richard McGuire:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmDVa5cxq8w

And a thoroughly-researched study on cap irons:
http://planetuning.infillplane.com/html/cap_iron_study_by_kees_van_der.html


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