May 24, 2018
The rabbet joint is a useful joint to know. Here, hand-tool expert Vic Tesolin shows three ways to cut one by hand—with a rabbet plane, with a shoulder plane, and with a chisel and router plane.
May 26, 2015
With this handy plane in hand, you can trim any sliding dovetail, straight or tapered, for a perfect fit.
July 9, 2014
This is my hand plane that is made of Padouk, Red Oak, and Sycamore. I had some alignment issues in relation to the assemblage of three different parts. It is…
June 4, 2014
Pound for pound, no hand tool in the shop packs in more value than the block plane. Its compact size makes it great for trimming parts flush, breaking edges, and…
May 19, 2014
After many attempts at using a shooting board always resulted in a mess I realized my jack plane was not square from the base to the sides. I concluded that…
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…
January 17, 2014
Furniture-maker Garrett Hack demonstrates a variety of uses for a bevel-up jack plane
November 21, 2013
These are a few of my latest infills. All sport A2 blades bedded at 50 degrees. The woods are cocobolo and jatoba.
August 1, 2013
Q: I’d really like to start using a shooting board to trim end grain and clean up miters. Do I need a special plane or can I use my No. 4…
July 25, 2013
If you are a big fan of shooting boards, used to precisely fit parts, you'll like Veritas' big shooting plane, engineered for the job.
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