LumberJocks

North East Ohio - Help Learning Hand Planes

  • Advertise with us

« back to Woodworking Skill Share forum

Forum topic by Fiddy posted 08-18-2017 12:22 PM 2021 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Fiddy's profile

Fiddy

155 posts in 1332 days


08-18-2017 12:22 PM

Topic tags/keywords: plane

Morning,

Not sure if anyone has ever, or would be willing, but I’d really like to get some help on learning a few basics with hand planes. I’m sure as with everything it take a leap to get started, but for whatever reason I haven’t been able to get going. I’d prefer to get some advice (I learn best sometimes just seeing/feeling) from someone who is knowledgeable. I’m looking to prevent any bad habits etc. In general I’m mostly looking to get some help with sharpening, tuning and overall just getting a hand plane in good working order. Of course I’d love any basic tips tricks on using as well.

If that is something any of the members would be willing to share with me, it would be much appreciated. As mentioned in the title, I’m in NE Ohio so of course location has to be right so I’m sure I narrowed down the options. Either way, appreciate any advice here.

Thanks!

Anthony


5 replies so far

View AandCstyle's profile

AandCstyle

3068 posts in 2279 days


#1 posted 08-18-2017 09:25 PM

Anthony, you might be able to find assistance through a local woodworking guild. I found this one in Akron that has a hand plane session scheduled in September. HTH

-- Art

View Clarkie's profile

Clarkie

455 posts in 1863 days


#2 posted 08-18-2017 09:31 PM

Hello Fiddy, welcome. Here is a link that I’m positive will help you with your need. Paul Sellers is an excellent craftsman/cabinetmaker.
https://youtu.be/RYyV6IUpsYk
Have fun, make some dust.

View chrisstef's profile (online now)

chrisstef

17421 posts in 3028 days


#3 posted 08-18-2017 10:25 PM

The boys over at the hand plane thread would be willing to help out as well.

Perfecting your sharpening skills takes time and patience though. And probably some wasted money … until ya find what works for you. Everyones a lil different when it comes to sharpening.

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

View corelz125's profile (online now)

corelz125

410 posts in 998 days


#4 posted 08-19-2017 12:28 AM

The sharpening part you can learn on your own different methods to do it and big price range.

View Fiddy's profile

Fiddy

155 posts in 1332 days


#5 posted 08-19-2017 08:34 AM

Thanks guys, that video definitely helped and is great.

Art, I looked up that meet up – could definitely be an option so thank you.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

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