Hand Skills Looking For An Alternative To Sanding Dust And Noise Look No Further The Smoothing Plane Will Peacefully Get The Job Done
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Smoothing Planes Illustration by James Provost The smoothing plane excels at jobs that power tools can do but with less noise and dust.In most cases, the smoother does the task faster and with far superior results.
The key to mastering this plane is in the set-up and some basic techniques that are often not known by novice plane users.There are many types of smoothers on the market, but in this article I'm going to focus on metal type smoothing planes because they are the most accessible to the average woodworker.
So let's move towards improving your knowledge and technique.Choosing a PlaneThe first issue to discuss is the equipment.The reality is that not all hand planes are created equal.Generally, the cost of a plane is a good indicator of the quality.
Unfortunately, in the world of fine woodworking, you are not going to be able to use a hardware store smoother and get the desired results.These hand planes are typically not machined to high tolerances and lack the adjustability to take the fine cuts that we are looking for.
In my opinion, the big three metal hand plane makers are Veritas (leevalley.com), Lie Nielsen (lie-nielsen.com), and Clifton.All...