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If you love planes and hand tool woodworking, you will find this video quite interesting. It shows Matt Bickford, a Connecticut based plane maker, teaching how to make a reverse ogee with an ovolo moulding using wooden moulding planes. The video accompanies an article that I wrote for the current issue of American Woodworker. Matt Bickford's story is quite remarkable. He used to be a trader on the stock market, but then about three years ago he majorly changed careers to become a plane maker. Here is a preview of the article.

Click below to see the video.

[View:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LTSnu7_nz8:550:0]
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