Tool Test: Veritas Router Plane Tweaks Joints for a Perfect Fit

By Christopher Schwarz
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From the  February 2006 issue #153
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The Veritas router plane won’t replace your electric router. In fact, it’s actually an excellent complement to the power tool with which it shares its name.

I turn to a router plane to clean up and tweak the joinery created by my power tools or the coarser hand planes that cut joinery. The router plane absolutely shines at cleaning up mortises for hinges, trimming tenon cheeks to perfection and making the bottoms of dados and rabbets flat and smooth. It also can clean up the background of low-relief carvings, and (with the help of a fence) produce grooves and recesses for inlays.

From the  February 2006 issue #153
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