Planing

Any discussion on shaping, designing, repairing and riding surfcraft of any type or shape. Also a good place to ask the 'what board should I buy?' question.

Planing

Postby Matt Rose » Wed Jun 05, 2013 10:52 am

Gonna shape something out of foam at some point. I was planing a wooden paipo at the weekend and ended up watching some stuff on shaping later that night. Why do most shapers hold their planes at a 45 degree angle?
Matt Rose
 
Posts: 1258
Joined: Sat May 20, 2006 3:45 pm

Re: Planing

Postby tynemouthmatt » Wed Jun 05, 2013 12:46 pm

To rest the front of the planer on the ridge created by each pass, makes for a level cut across the whole board.
tynemouthmatt
 
Posts: 523
Joined: Fri Jul 23, 2010 2:04 pm
Location: http://www.mattmade.blogspot.com/.

Re: Planing

Postby Jory » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:45 pm

the planer has a plate at the front that controls the depth of cut, they rest this on the previous pass as matt says
User avatar
Jory
 
Posts: 1556
Joined: Wed Aug 31, 2005 2:42 pm

Re: Planing

Postby Matt Rose » Wed Jun 05, 2013 1:59 pm

Cheers, think I need to adopt this method :wink:
Matt Rose
 
Posts: 1258
Joined: Sat May 20, 2006 3:45 pm

Re: Planing

Postby Matt Rose » Wed Jun 05, 2013 2:11 pm

Just checked it,I am a dullard, always thought the blade moved and not the front plate! Thanks.
Matt Rose
 
Posts: 1258
Joined: Sat May 20, 2006 3:45 pm


Return to Surfboards - Shaping and Board Design

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Evil J Guano, Google Adsense [Bot] and 3 guests