May 18, 2020
Don't let gnarly grain stand in your way. Gary Rogowski outlines his strategies for handplaning woods that are prone to tearout.
March 26, 2020
Gary Rogowski helps you understand every woodworker's enemy, tearout.
February 20, 2020
A toothed stop stabilizes awkward work, while a flat bar on the other side makes changing and repositioning boards easier.
October 24, 2019
Chris Gochnour tested four of Rockler's new high-end handplanes–a No. 4 smoothing plane, a low-angle jack plane, a block plane, and a three-in-one shoulder plane.
September 6, 2019
Learning to use a Japanese plane takes time and dedication, but as Andrew Hunter demonstrates, the reward of the shimmering surface it leaves is well worth it
June 26, 2019
For hundreds of years, hand planes have remained largely unchanged. John Economaki of Bridge City Tool Works has done something about that
March 30, 2018
Tom McLaughlin’s tapering jig makes quick work of any taper, but some work with a handplane makes it sing
February 13, 2018
From Fine Woodworking Live 2017: A new, high-quality handplane is a great addition to your shop, but no matter how much you pay, it won’t be ready to work right out of the box
February 7, 2018
Simple, versatile design excels for trimming end, edge, and face grain
July 6, 2017
Clark Kellogg shows how he made his version, which is based on James Krenov’s classic bench plane design
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