Working With Handplanes

Working With Handplanes

Book - 2005
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Of all the hand tools used in the modern shop, planes exert a special fascination. Though quite simple, planes are enormously versatile and practical when skillfully used. The articles in this book, collected from Fine Woodworking, illustrate a host of topics, including basic plane operation, how to choose the right plane for the job, and specialty planes. Step-by-step instructions show how to build wooden planes - a popular project for hand tool fans - and how to correctly tune and sharpen, essential for proper plane operation.
Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, c2005
ISBN: 9781561587483
1561587486
Branch Call Number: 684.82 F49w
Characteristics: 153 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: Fine woodworking
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JackRackham19
Feb 04, 2016

There wasn't as much practical advice as I was looking for as a newcomer to handplanes. The history was interesting, however,

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