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Re: Strip: Strip Thickness
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i used a thickness planer on my last build and planed down 1/4 inch strips i had to 3/16.

so every strip went through the planer.

fwiw...it was my first time using this kind of machine and i screwed up several steps getting my system down.

there is a lot of on-line/you-tube ways to learn to use the machine...but i think the basics are important....sharp blade, good system for clearing the chips and dust, knowing how much you can take off at a time....and getting your system for pulling/pushing the strip through the machine were all things i needed to tune....and once i had those straight...it was a non-event.