Top 3 Tips to Tame Hand Plane Tear Out
Sharpen, Tighten the Mouth, Chipbreaker
Nothing groundbreaking here other than a focus on making it work with the tool you have in hand other than a need to buy additional tools or accessories to tame your hand plane tear out. These 3 tips cover 99% of my tear out situations. There are more and I have several lessons in The Hand Tool School that go into great detail about those other points.
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