Shop Skills Surface Preparation Is About Perfecting Your Hand Skills Three Wonderful Hand Tools Learn How To Maximize Their Performance And Enjoy The Tactile Experience Of Fine Surface Preparation
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Surface Preparation Photos by Ted Brown Surface preparation is a key process in fine woodworking.This article is about techniques that are commonly used in all fine furniture shops, including some tool-tuning procedures that will make the job much more enjoyable.
We will explore what happens after our wood is dimensioned using machines.What comes after the planer? I enjoy using machines, but prefer the steps that follow; where my hands and eyes do the work that makes the difference between being a technician and becoming a craftsman.
We will look at using a hand plane, a cabinet scraping plane and a card scraper.The hand plane makes quick work of machine marks but does not always do well with reversing grain.If we are working on large surfaces with complex grain patterns, the scraping plane provides the right attack angle, combined with a reference surface to maintain a flat surface.
The card scraper is the best value in your shop.For $4, you have a tool that can remove old finishes, clean up torn grain, and shear small problem areas to a near perfect finish right off the tool.I still use sandpaper.
Although it is a wonderful challenge to perfectly shear an...