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Just starting out with handplanes? Don’t know the difference between a block plane and a jointer? Confused about jacks, smoothers and fores? Fear not! Handplane Central has information on the different types of planes, what they look like and how to use them. We also have articles on how to choose a hand plane and exactly what you need to know beforehand. From the bare bones basic kit right up to the complete workshop, what planes are luxuries and what planes you just can’t do without!

We also feature the occasional handplane review, along tips and tricks on general handplane use and what accessories are available. So before you go anywhere else, check out what we have to offer on Handplane Central.


Archive: January 2006


January 23rd, 2006  
  • Ashby Tool Company – Gunmetal Infill Block Plane
  • January 20th, 2006  
  • Bridge City Tools – Innovation In High-End Hand Planes
  • January 26th, 2006  
  • C. R. Miller Planes – Pamphlets
  • January 19th, 2006  
  • Chester Toolworks – Hand Plane Adjustment Hammers
  • January 18th, 2006  
  • Clark & Williams – New 18th Century Hand Planes
  • January 27th, 2006  
  • Dovetailing Infill Planes (Part I)
  • January 28th, 2006  
  • Dovetailing Infill Planes (Part II)
  • January 24th, 2006  
  • George Adams 1923 Catalog
  • January 25th, 2006  
  • Henley Optical Company – Best English Mitre Plane
  • January 29th, 2006  
  • HNT Gordon Planes – Good Wood Down Under
  • January 17th, 2006  
  • Knight Toolworks – Good Solid Hand Planes!
  • January 16th, 2006  
  • Plane Handles & Totes
  • January 27th, 2006  
  • Plane Works – Gunmetal Infill Panel Planes
  • January 30th, 2006  
  • Practical Plane Making (Part I)
  • January 31st, 2006  
  • Practical Plane Making (Part II)
  • January 31st, 2006  
  • Practical Plane Making (Part III)
  • January 22nd, 2006  
  • Rali Planes – A New Generation Of Hand Plane?
  • January 21st, 2006  
  • Remembering Thomas Norris & His Planes
  • January 16th, 2006  
  • Stanley #72 Chamfer Plane
  • January 10th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 78 Duplex Plane
  • January 16th, 2006  
  • Through Much Tribulation
  • January 28th, 2006  
  • Using Hand Planes – The Shearing Cut