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.
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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.