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Making Traditional Wooden Planes by John M. Whelan

Size ePub book: 1265 kb
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John Whelan unlocks the fascinating secrets of an almost lost art: wooden planemaking. For those curious about the ingenious ways of the craft, this book lays out clear, step-by-step instructions that will enable any woodworker to make a plane. Each chapter (covering 20 different types of planes and spokeshaves) is fully illustrated by the author's line drawings. In addition, there are chapters on the history and alternative methods of planemaking, making plane irons, and the tuning and using of wooden planes. Every chapter that details the construction of a particular plane starts with a photograph of the plane that has been made by the author. As you would expect from Mr. Whelan, this book is the finest and most complete work on the making of wooden planes in print. The reader will enjoy it even if he never puts blade to wood. Should he make a plane or two, he will find Making Traditional Wooden Planes most satisfying. 128 pages. Fully illustrated. 81/2" x 11". Soft cover.

ISBN: 1879335697

Rating: 4.2/5

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ISBN13: 978-1879335691

Publisher: Astragal Press; First Edition edition (May 1, 1996)

Language: English

Subcategory: Home Improvement & Design

Making Traditional Wooden Planes
Crafts, Hobbies & Home
Author: John M. Whelan
Title: Making Traditional Wooden Planes