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Blog series by rhett updated 365 days ago 3 parts 2157 reads 15 comments total

Part 1: The case for learning technique, using basswood

405 days ago by rhett | 5 comments »

I was at the lumberyard yesterday and picked up a chunk of basswood. It is for a homeschooler who is wanting to “whittle”. I’ve got limited expereince with the wood, so on a whim, I decided to take a few passes with a hand plane to see how it acted. It is no secret that this is the softest hardwood of the bunch, so it took very little effort to push a plane across the surface. This got me thinking. Why doesn’t anyone use this wood to teach basic hand plane tech...

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Part 2: In response to:

399 days ago by rhett | 6 comments »


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Part 3: Razee Dazzle Picture Blog

365 days ago by rhett | 4 comments »

Picture blog for a plane with no frog.

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