Traditional Wooden Handplanes

How to Restore, Modify & Use Antique Planes

Traditional Wooden Handplanes

By:  Wynn, Scott

Product ID:  8879
$19.99 Paperback (Trade paperback (US))
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Fox Chapel Publishing


8.5 X 11.0 in
204 pg

HOUSE & HOME / Hand Tools


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.


Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "Traditional Wooden Handplanes" is the ideal instruction guide and manual and unreservedly recommended for personal, highschool woodshop, and community library Woodworking instructional reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists.The Midwest Book Review

Author Biography

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.