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June 9, 2016
See who won a copy of Choosing and Using Handplanes
April 14, 2016
See who won a copy of Fine Woodworking on Planes and Chisels
December 26, 2015
Finished work this week on this No. 4 in snakewood, without question the most challenging wood I ever laid tool on. The stuff is gorgeous. It also splinters, cracks, explodes,…
September 7, 2014
This was a prototype hand plane I built that was largely inspired by the Norris A13 and the Stanley 4 1/2 smoothing planes. Weighing in at just over 9 lbs…
January 31, 2014
The first pics are a full sized smoother. I tryed something new with the adjuster and I'm quite pleased with the results. As you can see, the mechanism is machined…
October 22, 2013
Furniture maker learns the craft of making hand planes.
This one-of-a-kind plane has ebony infill and mother-of-pearl inlay.
November 8, 2012
See who won a copy of Hand Planing Techniques
June 28, 2011
I call these "hybrid" infills. The essential design element is an infill block that presses against a fixed, metal frog. I welcome any thoughts, ideas, and -yes- criticisms.
June 2, 2011
Check out the my latest plane acquisition. It has a motor! This could be the coolest tool I'll ever own. What is it? The Hitachi Super Surfacer.
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