Aargh! A ridge on the board! Something has nicked your thickness-planer or jointer knives. You have a few more pieces to plane, no spare knives, and the sharpening shop is closed for the weekend. Are you just out of luck?

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You can still complete that project. Move one of the knives 116 " or so to one side, and carry on with the job. By offsetting the nicks in the knives, your stock comes out clean.
—Gary Miller, Peek, Minn.