LumberJocks

Hand Tool Tips #2: Squaring End Grain by Hand

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by ShannonRogers posted 1574 days ago 3354 reads 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Beveling An Edge Part 2 of Hand Tool Tips series no next part

Nothing tells you quicker how sharp your plane blade than taking a swipe across the end grain. It should go without saying that this tip requires a freshly sharpened blade. Come along and learn how I square up the end of a board using only hand tools.

-- The Hand Tool School is Open for Business! Check out my blog and podcast "The Renaissance Woodworker" at www.renaissancewoodworker.com



6 comments so far

View Dennisgrosen's profile

Dennisgrosen

10850 posts in 1739 days


#1 posted 1574 days ago

thank´s for sharing your knowledge in the old school
to us newbies in woodworking with handtools
it´s always great to see your vidioblogs
keep let them come you doing a great job

Dennis

View crank49's profile

crank49

3366 posts in 1595 days


#2 posted 1574 days ago

“keep let them come you doing a great job”
Say what????

-- Michael :-{| “If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.” ― A H

View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Beginningwoodworker

13337 posts in 2297 days


#3 posted 1574 days ago

Great tip, thanks for sharing.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

View Eagle1's profile

Eagle1

2066 posts in 1689 days


#4 posted 1574 days ago

Thanks for the video.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

View Quin's profile

Quin

5 posts in 1574 days


#5 posted 1574 days ago

my plane is never that sharp, this may come in handy

View Marc5's profile

Marc5

304 posts in 1966 days


#6 posted 1573 days ago

Thanks for the tip. I will be using this method on boards that are to big to shoot. I need to get a low angle #5.

-- Marc

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase