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Traditional Wooden Handplanes: How to Restore, Modify & Use Antique Planes

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Traditional Wooden Handplanes is the essential reference for hand tool enthusiasts! Learn how to:

  • Restore, make, modify & use traditional wood handplanes
  • Tune up a new plane to get the best performance
  • Sharpen plane blades
  • Make a set of 6 types of this style of plane with Step by step instructions
  • Set up a flea market find

 

In a world of heavy and expensive handplanes, traditional wood handplanes are affordable, light in weight, low in friction, comfortable to use, and available in a wide variety of blade angles.

Author and woodworking instructor Scott Wynn has been working with this versatile tool for four decades. In Traditional Wooden Handplanes he shows you how to make, modify, restore, and use antique planes.

Scott reveals how traditional wood planes work, how to set up a flea market find, and how to tune up a new plane for peak performance.

You'll learn about the different types and how to use them to their best advantage; which blade angles are best, which blade steel you might want to use, and finally, how to make your own set of planes using some modern techniques that simplify construction and improve performance.


Our Promise To You.

If it is for sale in our store -- it is because we use it and love it!

We are happy to share our experiences with these tools which may enhance your own. Given care, maintenance, and love, each of these fine tools is capable of lasting a lifetime. We do limit warranties to those offered by our supplying manufacturers. If ever you have a question or concern regarding any of the tools we sell, please let us know.

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These tools, toys and supplies are in constant use by our students, timber framing crews, and family. At Shelter Tools, we have a working knowledge of every product we sell. Graduates will find particular items recommended in class and on site.


If you don't see the tools or items you need, we can find it for you. Write us or call us anytime.