Choosing and Using Handplanes: All You Need to Know to Get Started Planing by Hand By J. Norman Reid

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If you’re hankering to explore the use of handplanes in woodworking, this succinct but detailed guide will get you started and take you far along your way. Designed especially for the newer handplane user, it describes handplanes and planing methods from the ground up in thorough, easy-to-follow language. Richly illustrated with over 90 color photographs and drawings, Choosing and Using Handplanes answers the questions beginning and intermediate handplane users have about this exciting but sometimes confusing mode of woodworking. In this book, you’ll learn about:

• The types and uses of different planes

• How to set up handplanes for use

• Sharpening blades

• Planing techniques

• Work-holding methods

• Buying and restoring old planes

• Caring for your planes

• Diagnosing and fixing planing problems


Foreword by Charles Neil, Furniture Craftsman and Woodworking Instructor