Hollow and Round Woodworking Planes: Where Do I Start?

Preparation once more is the key to success. Begin off
with two rebates, planning the shoulder positions and
depths, in accordance the geometry of the ovolo you’re creating.
For instance, I’ve minimize two rebates about three⁄four” again from the
face- edge nook, about three/16” deep. To stabilize the hole
aircraft, I’ve taken the nook off with a bench aircraft, forming
a ‘observe’ for the only to glide alongside, with two factors of
contact so it may’t wobble.

With this preparation, the hole aircraft can simply be guided
straight and true, alongside the entire size, producing a chic
ovolo profile.

Hole and spherical planes are usually not mysterious instruments. When they’re
sharp and nicely set, they can be utilized very successfully and
consider it or not, are much more versatile than your electrical
router! I consider a cupboard maker’s workshop revolves round
the sharpening system. Retaining these planes sharp is a matter
of minutes.

Working Wood 3, by Simon James

Working Wooden three, by Simon James


This is an excerpt from the new book, Working
Wood 3, the Cabinet Maker’s Workshop,
 by Simon
James. Get Simon’s book at

Working Wooden three is a part of the Artisan course of books and
accompanying DVDs offering clear and provoking woodwork
instruction for all abilities ranges. Collection three is all about
getting your workshop arrange for cupboard making with an important
array of shop-made jigs and gadgets; studying the arrange and
use of many specialist instruments, and creating a spread of recent
woodworking abilities and strategies.


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