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After reviewing some planes for the upcoming June 2009 issue of Popular Woodworking , Editor Christopher Schwarz wanted to determine what type of iron made up a new plane from China. So we quickly grabbed the camera to show you a time-tested technique for testing iron composition. (Hint: it involves an anvil and a heavy hammer).
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Senior Editor Glen D. Huey explains why he sets his jointer knives at a slant and then shows you the results when creating a spring joint for edge joining. This video is complimentary to the April 2009 Popular Woodworking article "Three Ways to Make Edge Joints"