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Be inspired by some of the worlds most beautifully crafted handplanes. Whether you’re into infill planes, Stanley-type planes or wooden planes from maker’s large and small, you’re sure to find something you like in the Planemaker Gallery. We feature makers such as Lie Neilson, Veritas and Clark & Williams, as well as individual makers such as Bill Carter, Konrad Sauer from Sauer + Steiner, Wayne Anderson, Karl Holtey and Steve Knight. We even have makers who just want to make one or two planes for their own use.


Category: Handplane Basics


  • An Introduction To Understanding Rebate Planes
  • Hand Planes – Where To Begin?
  • Iron Planes – Their Types And Uses
  • Parts Of A Wooden Plane
  • Perfect Pitch – Bedding Angles Explained
  • Shodding Your Smoothing Plane With A Steel Sole
  • Shooting Boards And Donkey’s Ears – Appliances Used With Planes
  • Specialty Wooden Planes And Scrapers
  • Thoughts On Hand Plane Sole Flatness
  • What To Know About Planes – Choosing The Basic Tool Kit
  • Wooden Bench Plane Basics
  • Woodworking Planes And Their Use