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Preview — Handplane Essentials by Christopher Schwarz. Handplane Essentials by Christopher Schwarz. Handplane Essentials is Now Available in Rssentials There is no woodworking tool that’s more satisfying, quick and precise to use as a handplane.
Planes can process timber in its rough state, bring boards up to a glimmering smoothness, cut rabbets, dados, grooves and other joints, and trim wood essenyials a precision that has yet to be matched by essenrials tools. Yet many woodworkers Handplane Essentials is Now Available in Paperback There is no woodworking tool that’s more satisfying, quick and precise to use as a handplane.
Yet many woodworkers both beginners and professionals essentialss intimidated by choosing the right tool, sharpening its cutter and putting it to use. And that’s why Christopher Schwarz, the editor of Woodworking Magazinewrote this book. Handplane Essentials contains everything you need to choose the right tool for your budget and project, take it out of the box, sharpen it and use it successfully. The chapters in this book have been compiled from more than 10 years of the author’s writing on the subject of handplanes in magazines, trade journals and blogs.
Here’s what you’ll find inside the pages: The Basics Learn what the different handplanes are used for.
Decode their crazy numbering system so you can focus instead on what each tool does. And figure out what specific planes you need in your shop. Sharpening Learning to hone your cutters to a keen edge is the secret to getting your planes to work.
Handplane Essentials shows you how to get this done no matter what sort of sharpening system you use now. Techniques Learn how to flatten individual boards, panels and even enormous tabletops with just a few bench planes. Learn to use specialty planes to cut grooves, rabbets and other joints. History Philosophy If you understand historical practice, you’ll be a better handplane user even if you choose to reject the traditional methods.
Learn to pick a wellmade old tool based on how it is made.
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This book contains easy to read information which has helped me setting up and using my handplanes infinitely. More time could be spent on essentiale set up and use of wooden planes just afew mentions or the making and sharpening of moulding planes. Still the chapters on bench planes and scrapers were ideal, and it was genuinely a good read- This book contains easy to read information which has helped me handpplane up and using my handplanes infinitely. Still the chapters on bench planes and scrapers were ideal, and it was genuinely a good read- look forward to reading more by the same author!
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I love this book! For anyone who wants a book of good writing and good tips on planes and planing.
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