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post #21 of 24 Old 08-18-2015, 11:37 AM
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It's like a power tool is the first thing everyone thinks of.
A block plane used to "live" in the apron of most carpenters, and cabinet makers. Now it's a cell phone.
A few strokes and it's done, no cords, no sandpaper changes, just done. Of course it has to be sharp and that takes time .....
It's also easier to keep something flat with a plane, as opposed to a sanding pad. It just seems natural to me.

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I would use a ROS. It might take longer then a belt sander, but every thing I touch with a belt sander looks like the surface of a golf ball. Actually I'd use my drum sander, but assuming I didn't have one I'd use a ROS.

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Can I pass the outer frame of a cabinet door through a planer?
You can pass a kidney stone...does not make it pleasant
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Ya know... Theoretically, if the surface of the stiles are a defined measurement higher than the rails and the planer was set at exactly that measurement, minus an assumed deviation, one could take off the bulk of the waste cleanly... Or you'll find out your planer or math is off and totally destroy the piece
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