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Easy-on/easy-off fence keeps plane square

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A hand plane makes quick work of edge-jointing a board, but it’s difficult to keep the plane perched parallel on the edge, square to the adjacent board face. To prevent plane tippiness, add on this plane fence.

Because it mounts to the plane with bolts and tabletop fasteners (also called “Z” clips), the fence can be installed and removed quickly and easily, and it works on either side of the plane.

Just remember to cut recesses in the fence for the protruding plane blade. This allows the full width of the blade to act on the edge of the workpiece.|
—Larry LaBeau, Temperance, Mich.  

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