Hand Tools Archive

Subject:
Another notch in the something or other..

David Weaver
I think it's been well over a year since I've made a plane. This one is made completely without electricity or sandpaper. If you look closely at it (it'll get one final cleanup of unsightly bits once it's gotten linseed oil), you can see some areas that have been scraped (on the handle) instead of sanded, and so on, but the no sanding thing is just a fun gimmick to follow sometimes. The ends are planed and filed, as is the back curve (which presents a little bit of a challenge for uniformity without sandpaper.

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