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Juergen Hannappel
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Default What are the reasons so few modern planes measure up to the oldone?

Andy Dingley writes:


European (ECE) woodies have the advantage of easy adjustment (better
than the Stanley pattern) and light weight. I don't use these much, but

Are you speaking of "Reformhobel", with screw adjustment? Normal
continental european style (or at least german DIN plane style) is
adjusted with the hammer.

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