You can adjust it to cut perfectly flush (and then some)but you really need to watch the amount of pressure you are using or you will not get consistent results. I backed it off a little until I get a little more used to using it. Even with it backed off it is only leaving about .1 mm (yes point one, you can get a feel for a tenth of a mil after working on a CNC for a few years....right Gus? :laughing:Spendy toy....How close can you get, can you do flush? Or do you come real close to flush? I've always wondered why they got such a premium for those machines, they aren't much different than a regular electric plane. The other shoe adjusts.