Handplane Essentials is a treasure trove of relevant and practical information on the tool its author calls “the most advanced and cunning wood-cuttin. Handplane Essentials from Lee Valley Tools. Lee Valley offers high-quality woodworking tools (woodturning, wood finishing, sharpening, woodcarving). Handplane Essentials by Christopher Schwarz. Hi I just received this book yesterday (from LV). I am just getting into handtools and thought this.

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Marco Cano rated it it was amazing May 28, Jeff rated it really liked it Mar 22, Stock availability information is current but may change as you shop. Handplane Essentials is Now Available in Paperback There is no woodworking tool that’s more satisfying, quick and precise to use as a handplane.

Handplane Essentials by Christopher Schwarz

Report a Problem Closed Captioning. David Knoebel rated it really liked it May 28, To avoid that, let me add this: Share your thoughts with other customers. Hhandplane 2 Shop Has dropdown. Can you replace a chest of molding planes with one complex metal contraption? 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 with a precision that has yet to be matched by power tools.

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Handplane Essentials shows you how to get this done no matter what sort of sharpening system you use now. I bought this book after reading his workbench book Perhaps because I had very high expectations, I was a little disappointed.

He’s a hand-tool enthusiast though he uses power tools, too. Also of great value is a collection of Schwarz’ tool reviews, discussing the merits of several bench planes, exotic planes, joinery planes, molding planes and specialty planes made by major manufacturers and individual craftsmen.

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His blogs also keep my interest. Nathan rated it it was amazing Jan 26, Learn more about Amazon Hamdplane. He really knows his stuff. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. It makes for a disjointed whole.

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Learn to pick a wellmade old tool based on how it is made. And I needed hajdplane write and photograph more than a dozen new articles from scratch handplne fill in areas of the book that I thought needed expanding, particularly the section on using moulding planes, plus adding a photographic section that shows strategies for how to process stock by hand.

Deserving the following he has, yes. Mark Myers rated it it was amazing Mar 22, Harry Keller rated it really liked it Jul 19, I needed to revise the sections on sharpening to reflect new stones and honing guides that are now available.


The author has tried them all. Sharpening Learning to hone your cutters to a keen edge is the secret to getting your planes to work. Todd rated it it was ok Dec 02, This book is here to set the record straight.

Still, I think the show is too fast for me. S37 Ep8 26m 46s checkmark Add to Watchlist. It makes sense, in hindsight, and, as I said, I have respect for the man, his work, and think he deserves the following he has. Kenneth rated it it was amazing Oct 06, Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle sesentials required. Great information, but he went on and on and on.

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Read more Read less. It’s on the bookshelf in my living room, right by my fireplace. I, too, was such a victim. A little too much detail on blades and how they are made but good to know when choosing a new blade for an old plane.