English Planes

Joinery Handplanes with Bill Anderson

Joinery Handplanes
with Bill Anderson


Learn how to identify, use, and repair wooden and metal joinery planes in this five hour instructional video that's...[Read More]
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The Great Hand Plane Revival

The Great Hand Plane Revival


Bench-side instruction on tuning, sharpening and using your grandfather's old plane! [Read More]

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Bench Chisels

Bench Chisels

This will probably
be one of the most beneficial hours
you have spent learning woodwork. Chisels are such a fundamental...
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A Cabinetmaker's Notebook

A CabMaker's Notebook


A well known work by Krenov, this is the first in a series of four books written about the art and craft of cabinetmaking....[Read More]
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English Hand Tools with Jim Hendricks

  Making of an Ebony and Boxwood Square 2 of 3  

Tuning the mortise inner cheeks.

The blade was set in LHG for 48 hours after checking for square
with a MOORE & WRIGHT No.401 reference.

Once hardened, testing of the square was done with the "flip" technique.

Now to make the fancy ogee on the blade end.

Cutting the ogee using a No.5 Pages reverse skip dovetail blade,
very fine and accurate.

Learn how. Discover why. Build better.
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Folding Rule


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