Monthly Archives: May 2011

How Flat Does Flat Need To Be?

All of the work I did lapping the soles of my hand planes brought me to the question of “How flat does flat need to be?” and it’s been rattling around in my head ever since. My ultimate concern was … Continue reading

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Adventures in Hand Plane Tuning: Part 2

At the end of my last post about tuning my seven hand planes, I was ready for step 3: Lapping the Soles, which became an adventure in itself. There are several methods out there for accomplishing this task, and I … Continue reading

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