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I’m on my way to St.Louis, Missouri this week for another Woodworking Show’s Hand Tool Rodeo.
I’ll be at the show Friday, Saturday and Sunday – Feb. 12, 13, & 14 – giving seminars and meeting our woodworking friends. The seminars include a handplane and a scraper clinic. Festivities start on Friday, January 15th with the doors opening at noon. Saturday’s hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The handplane clinic is going to be a discussion about four essential shop planes: scrub, jointer, smoothing and block. I’ll also delve into buying, resurrecting and tuning-up used planes.
The card scraper clinic will show you how to quickly tune-up and use this sometimes misunderstood and despised woodworking essential.
I’m giving away a Stanley No.4 smoother that will be rejuvinated over the course of the weekend. All you have to do to enter is stop by and fill out an entry form, if you win the plane will be shipped to you after the show.CLASS SCHEDULEFriday 12:45, 1:30, 2:45, 4:15Saturday 10:45, 12:00, 1:15, 2:45, 4:15Sunday 10:45, 12:00, 1:15, 2:45
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Saw you at the Columbus show and I appreciate your advice as I purchased a new "expensive" plane that day. Thank you
Both seminars were great! I learned a bunch and will apply that knowledge to my scraping and hand plane restoration immediately (I've got quite the back log of hand planes to tune up/restore).
Any chance we can get a video recap online of a plane restoration for folks who can't make it in person? Sounds like fun!
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