This method of setting knives on a Yager and K2000 planer is about a simple as it gets.
Another knife setting methodAuthor unknown
To adjust knives, lightly tighten so blade holds but slips. Put 1/16” acrylic sheet on table & raise so that roller springs are compressed at least 1/8”. Run knife roller backwards by hand to push blades into position. Tighten.TAKE NO MORE THAN 1/16” PER PASS.