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Complete Guide to Wood Joinery

This comprehensive manual on hand-cut joinery shows how to create almost any traditional furniture joint quickly and accurately using hand planes. Readers learn how to choose, set up, maintain, and master the most popular joinery planes, with technically rich diagrams, illustrations, practical advice, and skill-building exercises.

Traditional Wooden Handplanes

Learn how to make, modify, restore, and use traditional wooden handplanes. Discover the different types and how to use them to their best advantage; how to tune up a new plane for peak performance; and how to make your own set of planes.

Discovering Japanese Handplanes

Discover why this traditional tool has a home in your modern workshop, with step-by-step instructions, full-color photos, detailed illustrations, and clear diagrams. Learn how to choose, set up, maintain, and use Japanese handplanes to achieve stunning results.

Getting Started with Handplanes

With this book and a well-chosen and correctly maintained set of planes, you will be able to handle any type of wood in every woodworking situation.

Woodworker's Guide to Handplanes

A technically rich analysis and evaluation of every handplane style in the world and how to maintain them for optimum performance.