If you have an 044 it has a side screw that clamps the blade tight against a machined recess on the body of the plane.
My solution was to place a shim on the side of the plane body above that […]
Thanks for this review. I purchased an 043 and an 044 as well as as craftsman combination plane after seeing one of your earlier videos on the use of the plough. The 043 worked right out of the box […]
More good information for future readers of this thread. LOL – British Standard Thumbnail (BST) indeed.
As it turned out the critical problem on these two planes was the RHS blade offset. 1/2 a millimeter is a lot but I will probably try that experiment. What I did was fall back to scientific method. The punch line was that I…[Read more]
I wonder how you made out with your plough plane tuning?
Thanks for your detailed explanation of the blade setup. One comment/question you mentioned the blade must be proud of the skate by 0.5mm but I think you may mean 0.05mm if you are talking thickness of paper. At least here in Canada and the US ordinary writing paper…[Read more]