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.
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.