Start Handplanes on the Skew


One of the little challenges for beginning handplane users to get a clean surface at the start of the cut, particularly with a smoothing plane. They push the tool forward and it leaves little bumpy chatter marks for about 3/8” of an inch until the plane starts to settle down and cut cleanly. The problem is particularly exacerbated in hard woods, such as white maple. One of the reasons these […]

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