How to Use a Router Plane
FWW contributing editor Garrett Hack shows two ways that this venerable but often-overlooked handtool can help you work faster.
Long before there were motorized routers, there were router planes. These ingenious handtools still have their uses. In this video, contributing editor Garrett Hack demonstrates two: plowing a groove to a consistent depth, even in curved stock, and flattening the recess for a hinge mortise once you’ve chiseled away most of the waste.