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Planer Blade Sharpening / Re: Little advice
May 18, 2018, 01:47:18 PM
Quote from: cbwx34 on May 17, 2018, 03:30:16 PM
I had to look these up... know nothing about them.

If I found the correct info...apparently it takes a special machine to actually sharpen them.

But I did find a couple of videos, indicating they can be "touched up" on a flat surface... if not in too bad a shape?

One that might be of interest...

... the sharpener uses a flat diamond wheel for the task.  So maybe the side of the new diamond wheel might be up to it?

(But from what I read, if it needs more than a "touchup", a special machine/wheel is needed).

Feel free to tell me otherwise... no 1st hand knowledge here.  :o

Thanks for answer! I saw this video. Useful, but not quite on my question) anyway thanks for trying
Planer Blade Sharpening / Re: Little advice
May 17, 2018, 10:10:24 AM
I'm sorry to hear that :-[... I'm probably confusing something ... And on electric hand planer, you also can not advise anything? For some reason, it seemed to me that your forum includes (albeit in a nutshell) these topics

[sadness  confusing bewilderment]
Planer Blade Sharpening / Little advice
May 16, 2018, 05:38:15 PM

I'm looking at buying a thickness planer, and there are these two relatively new ones around the same price range and features. Has anyone had any first hand experience with either of them?

I'm leaning towards the King because I already have the King benchtop jointer and so they would share the same helical blades. But then the Mangum comes with Carbide blades, and the King only unofficially supports carbide blades. Both are helical.

I don't know much about Magnum. I think I've read they are a rebrand of General?

Any insight would be appreciated.

Thank u!