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.
A fourth generation craftsman, Scott brings a lifetime of involvement in craft, art, and design to his work. He has a broad base of hands-on experience as a carpenter, cabinetmaker, woodcarver, luthier, building contractor, and architectural designer. Scott has maintained a professional shop providing furniture, cabinetry, and woodcarving since 1976. Author of The Woodworker’s Guide to Handplanes, he has written and illustrated articles on the craft of woodworking for Fine Homebuilding, Fine Woodworking, and Woodwork magazines.