The Furniture Restoration List: Planes

Essentially a woodworking plane is a wide, flat chisel suspended in a wooden or now almost exclusively, metal jig. I have provided examples of planes that have worked well in my shop and some that don't see very much use but are interesting.

Measuring and Marking….time.

It would be interesting to take a novice woodworker born after 1990 back in time to shop for tools at a retail woodworking store of that era. Compared to the overwhelming selection of excellent equipment (of all sorts) available today our time-traveling beginner might experience some disappointment.

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