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Make a Wooden Smooth Plane with Scott Meek 11/08 - 11/09/14

Make a Wooden Smooth Plane with Scott Meek 11/08 - 11/09/14
Highland Item # 992713

Price : $295.00
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Make a Wooden Smoothing Plane with Scott Meek

Saturday, November 8 & Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 09:00am to 5:00pm
Class Size: 8
Hands-On Workshop

Join wooden plane maker, Scott Meek, as he guides you through crafting your very own wooden smoothing plane. Scott will cover how to best select materials, plan for the proper design layout for achieving optimum results, tips for tweaking the critical mouth opening for successfully planing stubborn grain and how to personalize the plane’s shape to fit your own hands and style of working.
Using a well-tuned wooden plane is a tactile woodworking experience like no other and a plane that you’ve made yourself is even all the more rewarding to use. Let Scott’s plane making expertise help you avoid the pitfalls that often result with woodworkers making their first plane. From this class you’ll get to take home a plane that will proudly serve you for years to come, along with some new skills for you to apply to making other types and sizes of planes for your future woodworking endeavors.
Scott’s smoothing plane design incorporates a 2” wide Hock Iron, with a plane body finished dimension of approximately 9-1/2 inches long x 3 inches wide.

List of Tools to Bring:

  • Coarse Rasp
  • Mill File
  • Block Plane with sharp blade
  • 1/2 inch and 1 inch Chisels
  • Wheel Marking Gauge
  • Also Useful if you have them:

  • Fine Rasp
  • Jack or Smooth Plane
    Highland Woodworking reserves the right to cancel any class. Full refunds will be issued in that event. Students withdrawing from a class must notify Highland Woodworking 10 or more days prior to the beginning of the class to receive full credit or refund. No refund or credit will be issued with less than 10 days' notice. For labor intensive or multiple day courses, we reserve the right to issue special refund stipulations which will be noted in the class advertisement at the time of posting.


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