Traditional Wooden Handplanes

How to Restore, Modify & Use Antique Planes

Author: Scott Wynn

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Category: Planes (Hand tools)

Page: 204

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"Offers comprehensive guidance on using traditional handplanes to carve wood"--

Woodworker's Guide to Handplanes

How to Choose, Setup and Master the Most Useful Planes for Today's Workshop

Author: Scott Wynn

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 250

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A technically rich analysis and evaluation of every handplane style in the world and how to maintain them for optimum performance.

American Woodworker

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Page: 112

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American Woodworker magazine, A New Track Media publication, has been the premier publication for woodworkers all across America for 25 years. We are committed to providing woodworkers like you with the most accurate and up-to-date plans and information -- including new ideas, product and tool reviews, workshop tips and much, much more.

Making Traditional Wooden Planes

Author: John M. Whelan

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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John Whelan unlocks the fascinating secrets of an almost lost art: wooden planemaking. For those curious about the ingenious ways of the craft, this book lays out clear, step-by-step instructions that will enable any woodworker to make a plane. Each chapter (covering 20 different types of planes and spokeshaves) is fully illustrated by the author's line drawings. In addition, there are chapters on the history and alternative methods of planemaking, making plane irons, and the tuning and using of wooden planes. Every chapter that details the construction of a particular plane starts with a photograph of the plane that has been made by the author. As you would expect from Mr. Whelan, this book is the finest and most complete work on the making of wooden planes in print. The reader will enjoy it even if he never puts blade to wood. Should he make a plane or two, he will find Making Traditional Wooden Planes most satisfying

Traditional Wooden Handplanes

How to Restore, Modify & Use Antique Planes

Author: Scott Wynn

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

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Category: House & Home

Page: 250

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In a world of heavy and expensive handplanes, traditional wood handplanes are affordable, light in weight, low in friction, comfortable to use, and available in a wide variety of blade angles. Author and woodworking instructor Scott Wynn has been working with this versatile tool for four decades. In Traditional Wooden Handplanes he shows you how to make, modify, restore, and use antique planes. Scott reveals how traditional wood planes work, how to set up a flea market find, and how to tune up a new plane for peak performance. You’ll learn about the different types and how to use them to their best advantage; which blade angles are best, which blade steel you might want to use, and finally, how to make your own set of planes using some modern techniques that simplify construction and improve performance.

American Woodworker

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Page: 96

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American Woodworker magazine, A New Track Media publication, has been the premier publication for woodworkers all across America for 25 years. We are committed to providing woodworkers like you with the most accurate and up-to-date plans and information -- including new ideas, product and tool reviews, workshop tips and much, much more.

Getting Started with Handplanes

How to Choose, Set Up, and Use Planes for Fantastic Results

Author: Scott Wynn

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

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Category: House & Home

Page: 250

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With this book and a well-chosen and correctly maintained set of planes, you will be able to handle any type of wood in every woodworking situation. In an age of power tools the traditional handplane still has a place. Working with handplanes is often quicker, and leaves a cleaner finish. Versatile handplanes can be used as a router, thickness planer, or edger. They can accomplish jobs that would otherwise require expensive, specialized power tools. Author and woodworking instructor Scott Wynn teaches how to choose, set up, maintain, and master the basic variations of this indispensable hand tool. Scott shows how to discern the difference between each style of plane, how to select one that's best for your approach to woodworking, and how to setup and maintain different types. Getting Started with Handplanes is loaded with technically rich diagrams, illustrations, practical advice, and skill building exercises.

Popular Mechanics

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Page: 126

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.

The Handplane Book

Author: Garrett Hack

Publisher: Taunton Press

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 272

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The Handplane Book evokes the romance of an earlier era when planes performed countless woodworking tasks, from preparing stock to shaping moldings. This is a complete guide to one of the best-known and most collectible hand tools.

Working with Handplanes

Author: Editors of Fine Woodworking

Publisher: Taunton Press

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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 153

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A collection of articles about using handplanes features step-by-step instructions for completing a wide range of woodworking projects while presenting the basics of handplane use. Original.