Hand planes

The Daily Matt No. 70

January 31, 20102 Comments

Talking about the bevel up planes on this episode. Especially the Veritas versions. Help support the show – please visit our advertisers

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The Daily Matt No. 69

January 28, 20100 Comments

Today’s episode we take a little bit closer look at the Veritas plane. What’s so different about their planes vs a Stanley or Lie-Nielsen plane?

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The Daily Matt No. 68

January 27, 20103 Comments

Returning to our discussion of the hand planes from last week, today let’s learn about the parts of a hand plane. Being able to identify and properly name the individual components of a hand plane makes it so much easier to understand what authors are talking about when describing planes and if you were in […]

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The Daily Matt No. 66

January 21, 20101 Comment

Today’s episode is part 2 of the bench plane discussion. Let’s learn more about the planes that fall into the medium and fine groupings. As always, if you have any questions you know how to find me by visiting the website or dropping me a line via email. I do have one little request or […]

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The Daily Matt No. 65

January 19, 20102 Comments

As promised The Daily Matt will now start appearing in the regular feeds for the show. So if you’re a subscriber to either the video or audio feeds you’ll find it whenever I post a new episode. Of course it’s still available at YouTube.com too, which is where you’ll find all of the previous episodes. […]

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396 Veritas Plow Plane

November 17, 20093 Comments

Plow planes are nothing new, they’ve been a mainstay in hand tool shops for centuries. In fact the plow plane was and still is a tool that defined the craftsman. Whether it was an all wooden bodied plane with ebony inlays and beautiful brass components for a master woodworker. Are a simple boxwood or beech […]

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379 Meet DL Barrett & Sons Toolworks

September 7, 20091 Comment

As part of “Try it Tuesday” I’d like to introduce some of you to Dan and Kyle Barrett of DL Barrett & Sons Toolworks. Dan and Kyle were one of the vendors at WIA this year and after seeing Kyle’s work being featured on Woodworking Magazine’s blog I knew I had to meet them. DL […]

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The Daily Matt No. 11

August 11, 20090 Comments

Wayne was asking about dealing with the process of squaring his blade on a rabbet plane, and it got me to thinking about a few things.

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367 Minimizing Tearout – Chris Schwarz at WIA 1.0

June 12, 20090 Comments

For today’s episode we’re going to travel back to Berea, Kentucky for the first Woodworking in America conference. Chris Schwarz presented a lecture that covers a topic many of us struggle with everytime we pick up a tool, be it muscle powered or electrical…TEAROUT!! While there’s no sure fire cure for tearout and no way […]

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344 The Plow Plane

January 17, 20097 Comments

The small plow plane from Veritas has quickly made it’s way to the top of my list of “favorite tools”. It’s so easy to use, and like a good “speciality” tool should do, it does its job extremely well. So well in fact I’ve actually wasted time debating whether I should or shouldn’t use it […]

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