Whether you’re a beginning woodworker crafting a few pieces for your home or a seasoned professional making furniture for a living, this trio of plans will do nicely.
You can trim a miter quickly and accurately with nothing more than a sharp hand plane and a simple jig.
A tool that gets right to the point.
More and more woodworkers are bringing power jointers and planers into their shops, often pushing hand planes into dusty corners. But a plain old plane still comes in handy, even in the most up-to-the-minute shop. Here's one of the handiest: the block plane.
For paring tenons and rabbets, nothing does the job better than one of these handy hand tools.
Over time, sharpening stones wear more in the middle than along the edges. If you continue to sharpen in the dished area of a stone, your tools' cutting edges will have slightly rounded edges. That's why it's critical to remove the high sides.