July 26, 2018
Seven favorite handplanes from a lifetime collection
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
February 8, 2017
A guide to setting up and using these rewarding tools
February 2, 2017
Through repeated sharpening of the bevel, the front flat on the back of a Japanese plane blade will begin to disappear. The solution is to tap the layer of soft steel above the cutting edge to press the hard steel downward slightly.
October 11, 2016
You'll never get a handplane to perform the way you want it to until you get the blade truly sharp.
December 31, 2014
Despite its bad reputation, I've fallen in love with a Stanley No. 55 universal handplane
June 5, 2014
Some common household and shop items can turn your rusty planes into everyday users.
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