Not Your Prosaic Handplane By Megan Fitzpatrick Posted July 14, 2014 In Shop Blog, Woodworking Blogs Not Your Prosaic Handplane2014-07-142014-07-14https://www.popularwoodworking.com/wp-content/uploads/popwood_logos-01.pngPopular Woodworking Magazinehttps://www.popularwoodworking.com/wp-content/uploads/image10-113x113.jpg200px200px 6 Just a little something to drool over — the holly knob and tote are by Bill Rittner; the engraving is by Catharine Kennedy. — Megan Fitzpatrick p.s. I’m out of the office this week…and can’t seem to turn the pic on my phone. Sorry. Megan Fitzpatrick Megan is a former editor and content director of Popular Woodworking Magazine. She prefers using hand tools because they rarely make loud noises. Unless they fall off the bench. Recent PostsA Visit to the Wharton Esherick HouseWoodworking Outside the ShopFor Accurate Angles, Go to the Chalkboard Showing 6 comments Barquester July 15, 2014 It does so remind me of Bill Hickock. It just needs a holster. taddwilson1 July 15, 2014 Is it me or are these planes starting to imitate the wands in Harry Potter? “Bevel-up, No. 2, Holly handle and knob, and acanthus leave engraving, interesting . . . very interesting.” There needs to be a store where “the plane chooses the craftsman.” tom d July 15, 2014 Very nice, Is that yours Megan? Tom D [assistant painter] Megan Fitzpatrick July 15, 2014 Oh goodness no! My planes aren’t that fancy. It’s one that Catharine and Bill were working on for a client. tom d July 15, 2014 Thought you might have had one of your grandfathers done up, but on closer look that one is too new to have been his. Fraise July 15, 2014 I could barely bring myself to use my Lie Nielsen block plane. What hope is there?