DID YOU KNOW…

The descriptive terminology used by planemaker’s and collectors can be somewhat confusing to the beginner. For example there was never any real standardization of the various parts of a plane as such, but the names tended to follow the same general pattern.


Category: Tutorials


  • A Simple Dowel Grooving Plane
  • Building A Shepherd Smoother
  • Making A Dovetail Plane (Part I)
  • Making A Dovetail Plane (Part II)
  • Planemaking – Casting An Adjustable Block Plane
  • Planemaking – Casting An Iron Chariot Plane
  • Planemaking – Casting An Iron Rebate Plane
  • Planemaking – Casting An Iron Smoothing Plane
  • Planemaking – Casting And Making An Iron Trying Plane