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Furniture maker Clark Kellogg learned to make planes as a student in the furniture program at College of the Redwoods. And he has made a lot since then. Now you get the benefit of his experience as he offers some sage advice to novice plane makers.view details
WoodRiver has released two full-size block planes based on Stanley's venerable #18 block plane with a knuckle-joint lever cap. I've had a quick look and now they're out for a tough test.view details
I recently built a Hock shoulder plane kit. It was easy to make and offers great value.view details
Evidently the folks at Highland Woodworking in Atlanta thought it a good idea to let Roy Underhill test the flesh sensing technology of a SawStop. Watch the video to see what happens.view details
Fine Woodworking has introduced a new section of the magazine and a new blog devoted to hand-tool use. The emphasis is on practicality, so that it will be relevant to the modern woodworker.view details
I get one question over and over again: Why doesn't a plane continue to cut into a shooting board when you're using it? That's a good question. The plane itself prevents it.view details
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