Shop Skills In The Age Of Electric Machinery Some Woodworkers Have Forgot About The Simple But Trusty Hand Plane They Have Also Become Confused About Sharpening A Blade With The Right Approach To Sharpening You Ll Be Happy You Took Your Hand Plane Off The Shelf
Shop skills in the age of electric machinery some woodworkers have forgot about the simple but trusty hand plane they have also become confused about sharpening a blade with the right approach to sharpening you ll be happy you took your hand plane off the shelf is article about Magazine bookmarked by peter with ID 14263984678 was uploaded on 23-03-2019 and has been viewed 294,445 times.
Just Plane Romance Photos by John Robichaud; Lead Photo by Rob Brown During the past 10 years, I have spent most weekends teaching woodworking in various locations around North America and the UK.I cater to those interested in hand tools and hand tool methods, yet, to my surprise, the vast majority of hobby woodworkers have not discovered what I consider the most efficient tool in the shop.
This 'cordless' tool can turn rough lumber into perfectly flat, square and smooth beautiful boards.It can leave a surface on the most figured wood unmatched by any grit of sandpaper.It can take two raw edges and, in seconds, produce an imperceptible joint.
It can move large amounts of stock, leaving you kneedeep, or peel a shaving so thin it will float in midair.All of this while the music plays softly in the background and the clean fragrant scent is enjoyed without the least bit of concern for protective equipment.
The safety glasses remain in the case, the dust mask stays in the box and the earplugs hang on the wall.I have spent 30 years working in a fully equipped commercial wood shop; wearing a dust mask when it is 30° inside and...