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Choosing and Using Handplanes
Highland Item # 200207
Author: J. Norman Reid

Price : $19.99
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Choosing and Using Handplanes. Author, J. Norman Reid

If you are interested in exploring the use of handplanes in woodworking, this how-to guide will get you started and take you far along your way. Designed for the newer handplane user, it describes handplanes from the ground up in thorough, easy-to-follow language. Richly illustrated with over 90 photographs and drawings, Choosing and Using Handplanes answers the questions beginning and intermediate handplane users have about this exciting but sometimes confusing mode of woodworking.

In this book, you'll learn about:

  • The types and uses of different planes
  • How to set up handplanes for use
  • Sharpening blades
  • Planning techniques
  • Work-holding methods
  • Buying and restoring old planes
  • Caring for your planes
  • Diagnosing and fixing planing problems

  • ISBN 978-0-69268-162-6

    Paperback. 90 pages.

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This product may expose you to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Please read our Proposition 65 warning.
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