I got a huge slab of English yew
the other week from my new wood guy.
I just thought I would show how
gorgeous my Holtzapffel boxwood scrub plane is.
This is no ordinary scrub plane. This is the true Rolls Royce of
So beautifully does it scrub with its gaping mouth and razor
sharp peeking camber that I had to force myself to accept the
job was done, else there would have been nothing left of this
This huge lump of English yew takes two to lift onto the bench.
Lots of bandsaw marks to remove and a few valleys to scrub out.
I always say shavings tell the story of the surface and these
like scoops of Cornish ice cream!