DID YOU KNOW…

To some people, learning a new skill can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Handplane Central has information for beginner woodworkers on the many different types of planes and what they’re used for. Why are some planes longer than others, and why do the blades all have different angles? What hand plane is best for your needs and what are the essential planes you simply can’t work without?

Handplane Central also has information on how to set up your plane properly so that it works the best way possible. Want to know the correct way to use a plane, such as for shooting the end of a board or thicknessing down to a line, then Handplane Central can help with that as well. We also have information on blade sharpening, flattening a sole or repairing a handle.


Archive: March 2006


March 3rd, 2006  
  • Holtey 11-S Plane
  • March 16th, 2006  
  • Howkins Plow Plane
  • March 26th, 2006  
  • Interview With Plane Maker Malcolm Macpherson
  • March 13th, 2006  
  • Interview With Plane Maker Philip Marcou
  • March 1st, 2006  
  • MuJingFang Palm Smoothing Plane
  • March 2nd, 2006  
  • MuJingFang Rabbet Plane
  • March 31st, 2006  
  • Norris No. 1 Dovetailed Jointing Plane (25-1/2″)
  • March 17th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 1 Smooth Plane
  • March 7th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 10 C Carriage Maker’s Rabbet Plane
  • March 7th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 10 Carriage Maker’s Rabbet Plane
  • March 7th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 10-1/2 Carriage Maker’s Rabbet Plane
  • March 7th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 10-1/4 Carriage Maker’s Rabbet Plane
  • March 8th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 11 Beltmaker’s Plane
  • March 8th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 11-1/2 Floor Plane
  • March 9th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 12 Veneer Scraper Plane
  • March 9th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 12-1/2 Veneer Scraper Plane
  • March 10th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 13 Circular Plane
  • March 11th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 18 Block Plane
  • March 11th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 19 Block Plane
  • March 18th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 2 C Smooth Plane
  • March 4th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 2 Smooth Plane
  • March 12th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 20 Circular Plane
  • March 12th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 24 Smooth Plane
  • March 12th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 27 Jack Plane
  • March 19th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 28 Fore Plane
  • March 4th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 3 Smooth Plane
  • March 20th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 31 Jointer Plane
  • March 21st, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 35 Smooth Plane
  • March 22nd, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 36 Smooth Plane
  • March 23rd, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 37 Smooth Plane
  • March 24th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 39-1/4 Dado Plane
  • March 25th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 40 Scrub Plane
  • March 27th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 45 Combination Plane
  • March 28th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 48 Tongue & Groove Plane
  • March 29th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 50 Light Combination Plane
  • March 29th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 51 Chute Board Plane
  • March 29th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 52 Chute Board & Plane
  • March 27th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 55 Universal Combination Plane
  • March 29th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 57 Core Box Plane
  • March 5th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 9 Cabinet Maker’s Block Plane
  • March 5th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 9-1/2 Block Plane
  • March 6th, 2006  
  • Stanley No. 9-1/4 Block Plane
  • March 30th, 2006  
  • Stanley Two-Tone No. OH-5 Jack Plane
  • March 15th, 2006  
  • Stanley Victor No. 1104 Smooth Plane
  • March 14th, 2006  
  • The Watkinson Patent Plane