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My Skil 100 Planer which is about 43 years old

My Skil 100 Planer which is about 43 years old. The second photo is a close up of the cutting blade depth adjustment lever. In a new Skil Planer this lever is tight to move but you can loosen the screw that holds it to make it loose. When shaping you can vary the…

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Some vision of me shaping yesterday using a Skil 100 planer

Some vision of me shaping yesterday using a Skil 100 planer. The Blank is a computer cut Pre shape on which I’m making some adjustments to the deck curve & thickness distribution. Planing some thickness out of the area between where you would…

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I’ve retemplated a KKL computer cut pre shape & I’m using a Skill 100 planer

I’ve retemplated a KKL computer cut pre shape & I’m using a Skill 100 planer on its side to clean up the plan shape. It’s a Puffer Fish model & I’ve taken about an inch out of the tail width & about 1/2″ out of the…

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Banding the bottom edge of the rails with a Skil 100 planer on my 1979

Banding the bottom edge of the rails with a Skil 100 planer on my 1979 Retro 7’0″ single fin. It’s the last board in the three board quiver from that year which I’ve been in the process of recreating. The lengths of the others are…

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I’m cleaning up the plan shape outline on a KKL computer cut pre – shape

I’m cleaning up the plan shape outline on a KKL computer cut pre – shape using a Skill 100 planer on its side. It’s a custom order & I’ve re template’d one of my Bushranger models into a 6’2″ step up mini gun…

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