Smooth plane

https://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/oktjnewbek?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Precise and Repeatable Thickness Parts There are some tasks that require really thin stock. Some require very precisely thickness pieces that are very consistent. Bent lamination comes to mind like you might use to…

https://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/i9io81w2qf?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 Carefully Chosen Scrap can Patch a Misplaced Groove Obviously don't make mistakes in the first place is the best course of action. But let's be honest, that just isn't going to happen. Fixing mistakes…

  Know Your Knots to Know What Not To Do Rarely will you find a board that is completely free of defects like knots. We can cut around them and get the parts we need…

  When to Smooth Isn't Always Obvious I think the biggest mistakes we make is not thinking ahead enough on our projects. We have all been in the situation where you suddenly realize chopping a…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/jr7vdzg32x?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Eliminate those Plane Tracks The key word to creating a camber on your smoothing plane blades is subtlety. In fact you could probably make a drinking game based on the number of times I…

  Live Session Quick Links Polissoir vs Modern Finishes Lumber and the Summer Heat Chisels and Jumping Scribe Lines S6S Block Challenge Layout Tenons from the Shoulder This session focuses on 4 topics: the polissoir…

 I tried to leave this session open for questions from the chatroom and it turned into a discussion about tear out and eliminating it. Fortunately I have several scenarios sent in via email and I…

  There is nothing wrong with sandpaper. There I said it. Learning to use a smoothing plane and creating glossy surfaces will save you a lot of time and add to your enjoyment of woodworking…

 I only got one email question, but there was pretty short notice so I'm hoping that next month there will be more to address. At the same time, in my own verbose way, I managed…

  3 Board Case Studies Flattening a Long Board Flattening a Wide Panel Flattening a Wide & Long Board Flattening a Long Board Now that you guys have been working by hand for a bit…

http://handtoolschool.wistia.com/medias/bpxicr6c2l?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=800 Video Quick Links Lesson Introduction Reading the Grain Dealing with Knots Controlling Tear Out Figured Woods Planing Technique Scrub vs Fore Plane Preparing to Plane a Board Flattening a Sample Board Elminating Twist Squaring…

This is the hand tool woodworker's sandpaper.  It is a small plane anywhere from 6-12 inches long.  It should have a flat sole and a tight mouth to allow the plane to take a very…