Choosing and Using Handplanes is available now from CreateSpace and Amazon.com

  • The types of handplanes, names and functions
  • The first planes you should get
  • How to set up and adjust your planes
  • How to sharpen your plane blades
  • The kinds of sharpening stones
  • The different bevels you’ll want on your blades
  • How to hold your work for planing
  • The body positions that work best
  • How to determine the direction to plane boards
  • How to plane cupped, bowed, and twisted boards
  • How to plane end grain
  • How to buy and restore old planes
  • How to store and care for your planes
  • Sources of new and used handplanes
  • How to solve handplane problems

This book, with 90 pages and nearly 100 color photos and figures, is intended for the beginning and newer handplane user.  In this book, you will learn:

About Choosing and Using Handplanes

Cobbler Mountain Press