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Block Plane Tune Up Woodworking Technique

Planes Tune-Up Both old and new hand planes require some special attention before they'll give you the precision cuts you're looking for. Unfortunately, many owners overlook the most important adjustments needed to make a hand plane perform with this kind of accuracy.

In our Block & Bench Planes Tune-Up article, we'll take you step-by-step through the process of refurbishing an older plane or preparing a new plane for smooth, accurate cuts. Plus, we'll give you some helpful tips on sharpening the blade for a durable, long-lasting edge.

Includes Instructions for:
• Flattening the sole
• Correcting height adjustment
• Resetting the blade seat
• Fitting the lever cap
• Adjusting the frog
• How to sharpen the blade

Planes Tune-Up WHAT YOU GET
7-page Downloadable PDF Article
Step-by-step instructions
High-detail illustrations and diagrams
Color photos from the shop

All for only $3.95

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Block Plane Tune Up Woodworking Technique