Tutorial: How To Use A Smoothing Plane?

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How To Setup A Smoothing Plane?

YouTube video tutorials showing how to setup an iron smoothing plane - the tutorial applies for any similar iron smoothing plane...

YOUTUBE VIDEO: General Bench Plane Information (Anatomy)


Using A Smoothing Plane

YouTube videos showing iron bench planes in use - the tutorial applies for any similar iron smoothing planes/bench planes...

YOUTUBE VIDEO: General Bench Plane Information (In Use)

The Stroke

At the beginning of the stroke the hand holding the front knob pushes down tightly in order to prevent 'dipping' at the rear end; this pressure is relieved as the stroke is being completed.


Planes have sharp blades, always wear appropriate clothing and take the necessary precautions.

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