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Re: Tools: First strip build - first question

One I did not see, was a horizontally mounted belt sander for the end taper on strips.

Nick replied:

Sharpen your block plane and shape your tapered ends while standing right next to the spot where you are doing the fitting. This allows you to easily check your fits and adjust as needed.

I also do as Nick suggests. My 'strip fitting toolkit' = pencil, short scrap strip 'straightedge' for drawing pencil lines, Olfa utility knife for rough shaping, and the plane. Oh, and a broom for sweeping up all that kindling!

That said, I do like a horizontal bench belt sander for shaping forms etc.

I own a horizontal bench belt sander but never use it; it's buried under a pile of bulkhead templates in the corner. I find the large bench disk sander is my 'go-to' tool for shaping tasks. Lots of ways to get to the same destination!

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Tool are worthless, unless..... *PIC*
Well said. *NM*
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