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Hand Plane catastrophe...or almost nearly a catastrophe!!!

2692 days ago by Matt | 17 comments »

So there I was last night. Down in the shop putting the finishing touches on a piece of cherry that would become a part of the desk I’ve been making for my daughter Madison. The pieces are all cut and dimensioned so now I’m just using my smoothing planes to put that sheen on the face that only a sharp blade can achieve. I have nothing against sanding, but I promised myself a long time ago to keep on practicing when and where I can with the hand planes. I’ve come a long way since the days of trying to true up an bowed board with a block plane…I now own two working block planes and an assortment of smoothers, jacks, and a jointer.So I have my favorite smoother, a...

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