Tool Test: Build a Wooden Handplane – in a Day

By Christopher Schwarz
Page: 32

From the November 2006 issue #158
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Making your own woodworking tools can be rewarding – but it can also be time-consuming and thus takes you away from building furniture. Several years ago I felt exactly this way when I built five metal planes from kits.

However, you can have the best of both worlds: building furniture and the occasional useful woodworking tool. Hock Tools sells a wooden plane kit that you can assemble in less than a day if you please.

From the November 2006 issue #158
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