Hand Planes: Can you hand plane bamboo?

Created by Hung Nguyen, Modified on Fri, 29 Mar 2024 at 09:37 AM by Gabriel Izzo

Unfortunately, bamboo is a material that is very difficult to plane with any hand tool or machine in general. It would require to be precisely cut to avoid splintering and splitting. Carbide blades are preferable for working with bamboo as you'll need the blade to stay sharp as possible when working with bamboo materials. 

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