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No tricks.

Tim,  using good wood is always helpful, but the flawed woods have the grain that give our work character and uniqueness.   When you are doing the final smoothing on a piece, pretty sharp = dull. A finishing plane needs to be sharp.  It also needs to be set up correctly. You can do the job with a #3 or a 4 but the 3 is better.   Good luck

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