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Hand Plane Basics Part 2

2015 has been a very busy year so far. So busy in fact that I had to stop accepting orders for knobs and totes to allow me to catch up on other things. Things such as writing part 3 of this series. … Continue reading

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Hand Plane Basics Part 1

I am often asked how to get started using handplanes. So, here goes. I chose the plane pictured above for this article because it is common and inexpensive. It is a modern Stanley #5 jack plane made in England. I bought it … Continue reading

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Handplane Setup Demo

Recently I had the privilege of demonstrating a cap iron setup technique that I use to a handplane class at Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking. The technique is from this video. If you haven’t seen this video please take a look. … Continue reading

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