Tag: Hand Planes

Old tools made new

February 15, 20165 Comments

It’s been a while since I’ve picked up an “old tool” and made any attempt at restoring it. Early in my woodworking career it was a great way to outfit my shop with tools I either needed, or thought I needed (in other words, feed my addiction!) One problem I ran into frequently was that […]

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Chicago Lie-Nielsen Tool Event part 2 “Scott Meek Woodworks”

April 16, 20141 Comment

As I mentioned in my post on Monday, I had a great time at the Lie-Nielsen Tool Event hanging out with Jeff Miller and everyone. But as soon as I walked in the door I made a bee-line right over to the bench where Scott Meek had his hand planes set up and on display. […]

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“Ham Hands” revisits the scene of the crime part 2

March 27, 20140 Comments

If you’re like I was when the hand tool bug bit, you looked at the premium hand planes and thought “…there’s no way I’m spending that much money for those!” My…how times have changed! And just like me you probably decided to do a little research on “vintage” planes, because you heard they’re a lot […]

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“Ham Hands” revisits the scene of the crime part 1

March 19, 20140 Comments

A lot of time has passed since I originally posted a couple of videos on the topic of lapping your hand planes, and while it’s not unusual to revisit a given topic every now and then this is one that I’ve gone out of my way to avoid. So why finally revisit after all this […]

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Basic Hand Plane Maintenance from Lee Valley

May 7, 20134 Comments

Over the years one question I get frequently is in regards to hand plane maintenance. Especially when it comes to what someone should do to keep their newly purchased hand planes from getting ruined. The folks over at Lee Valley put out a short but sweet video that hits the most important areas of any […]

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Spoken Wood Podcast No. 211

July 26, 20120 Comments

Today’s episode was written by Clark Kellogg for the Blogs at FineWoodworking.com. It’s titled “5 tips for aspiring plane makers” and was originally posted December 2, 2010. To find this or MUCHO MUCHO MAS GRANDE posts written for FineWoodWorking.com visit the blogs at FineWoodWorking.com at www.finewoodworking.com/blogs. Click to Play Download Audio File Do you have […]

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Spoken Wood Podcast No. 150

August 23, 20110 Comments

Today’s episode was written by Ron Brese for the Brese Plane weblog, it’s titled “Shaping an Ebony Tote, or, Have you been Cleaning Out the Fireplace Again?”. Originally posted February 25, 2011. To find more great articles written by Ron visit the Brese Plane weblog at breseplane.blogspot.com. Click to Play Download Audio File Do you […]

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The Daily Matt No. 74

February 9, 20104 Comments

Today’s episode we take a quick look at some of the adjusters on the metal bodied planes. During an earlier episode I tried to explain the parts of a plane, but there was one little adjuster I completely overlooked. So while I go back to discuss this little adjuster that does a lot I thought […]

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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. 51

October 28, 20090 Comments

Zach’s wondering about shoulder planes…

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