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In Conversation with Plane Maker Karl Holtey.
Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the December 2020 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine.
In 2015, acclaimed hand plane maker Karl Holtey announced his impending retirement and was working on the 984 panel plane: what he intended to be his final production run of hand planes and the last word in a career that resulted in a reputation for an unwavering focus on perfection...