Hand planes are indispensable for fine woodworking, and they have been used for centuries around the world to plane, flatten, smooth, and shape wood. Even in a modern shop equipped with the best stationary power tools, a good hand plane cannot be surpassed for its efficiency and precision in furniture making and other fine woodworking applications.This survey class is geared toward the new woodworker who is looking for tips on choosing a plane; usages of various planes; plane features and anatomy; planning techniques; sharpening; tuning and maintenance. Block, Shoulder, and Smoothing planes will be emphasized. Part lecture, part demo, part hands-on, this course will help you better understand the features, benefits, and uses of hand planes before you invest in these timeless and essential tools.
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