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Woodworker's Guide to Handplanes

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Overview

Your guide to selecting, using and maintaining a huge variety of handplanes plus plans for making a handful of your very own! The author breaks every plane down into six basic elements that are common to every plane, and demonstrates how they work. You'll also learn about planes from countries across the globe, including Japan and China. Includes over 200 beautiful photographs and sketches. 256 pages. Softcover.

Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Smooth - What to Use When and Why
  • Chapter 2: Sharp - Cutting Through the Mystique
  • Chapter 3: Plane Anatomy - Understanding How a Plane Functions
  • Chapter 4: Bench Planes - The Classic Triumvirate
  • Chapter 5: Three More Planes - Strategies to Speed the Work
  • Chapter 6: Styles of Planes - A Wealth of Traditions
  • Chapter 7: Choosing Your First Planes - A Guide to a Suitable Toolkit
  • Chapter 8: Planes for Joinery - Tools and Techniques for Making and Fitting Joints
  • Chapter 9: Planes for Shaping Wood - Tools for Forming and Decorating Your Projects
  • Chapter 10: Getting Your Plane to Work - Tuning and Troubleshooting
  • Chapter 11: Sharpening - A Basic Skill that Leads to Others
  • Chapter 12: Bench Work - Of Slaves, Dogs, Dead Men, and Donkeys
  • Chapter 13: Making & Using a Shooting Board - Getting at that Last Thousandth of an Inch
  • Chapter 14: Making Your Own Planes - You Can Have Whatever You Want
  • Index

Tech Spec

Manufacturer Part Number 978-1-56523-453-6
Weight (lbs) 2.8300
Cover Style Soft Cover
Pages 256 pages
Topic Hand Planes

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One "Woodworker's Guide to Handplanes" Book

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