Choosing and Using Wooden Planes: A Complete Guide

From adjusting to gripping to taking your first shavings, learn all about this historical tool.
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Build your own Jointer Plane: https://youtu.be/DeWrLfOnyhs
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Build your own Sharpening Jig: https://youtu.be/EmyW8nFDLr4

Tools/Materials for Sharpening (affiliate):
Norton Two-Sided Crystolon Stone: https://amzn.to/33eEfVl
Dan’s Whetstone Arkansas Fine Stone: https://amzn.to/3gkbk5T (These went up in price a little).
Green polishing compound: https://amzn.to/3i9t7xx
3-in-1 Oil: https://amzn.to/3gjBrdx
Honing guide (for grinding): https://amzn.to/2DcaslJ
Kreg Marking Jig (The blue thing I use to set angles): https://amzn.to/2DrB2qA
Super 77 Spray Adhesive: https://amzn.to/3fiSbjM

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Wood Work for Humans Tool List (affiliate):
*Cutting*
Gyokucho Ryoba Saw: https://amzn.to/2Z5Wmda
Dewalt Panel Saw: https://amzn.to/2HJqGmO
Suizan Dozuki Handsaw: https://amzn.to/3abRyXB
(Winner of the affordable dovetail-saw shootout.)
Spear and Jackson Tenon Saw: https://amzn.to/2zykhs6
(Needs tune-up to work well.)
Crown Tenon Saw: https://amzn.to/3l89Dut
(Works out of the box)
Carving Knife: https://amzn.to/2DkbsnM
Narex True Imperial Chisels: https://amzn.to/2EX4xls
(My favorite affordable new chisels.)
Blue-Handled Marples Chisels: https://amzn.to/2tVJARY
(I use these to make the DIY specialty planes, but I also like them for general work.)

*Sharpening*
Honing Guide: https://amzn.to/2TaJEZM
Norton Coarse/Fine Oil Stone: https://amzn.to/36seh2m
Natural Arkansas Fine Oil Stone: https://amzn.to/3irDQmq
Green buffing compound: https://amzn.to/2XuUBE2

*Marking and Measuring*
Stockman Knife: https://amzn.to/2Pp4bWP
(For marking and the built-in awl).
Speed Square: https://amzn.to/3gSi6jK
Stanley Marking Knife: https://amzn.to/2Ewrxo3
(Excellent, inexpensive marking knife.)
Blue Kreg measuring jig: https://amzn.to/2QTnKYd
Round-head Protractor: https://amzn.to/37fJ6oz

*Drilling*
Forstener Bits: https://amzn.to/3jpBgPl
Spade Bits: https://amzn.to/2U5kvML

*Work-Holding*
Orange F Clamps: https://amzn.to/2u3tp4X
Screw Clamp: https://amzn.to/3gCa5i8

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