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7 Awesome Electric Hand Planer Tips

7 Awesome Electric Hand Planer Tips

If you’ve been relying on a manual hand planer to do most of your work up to now, investing in an electric version of your favorite tool will really open up your woodworking world to a whole host of new, bigger and faster projects. Electric hand planers are fantastic because […]

How Does a Wood Planer Work?

How Does a Wood Planer Work?

When you are working on a wood project, there are many tools that you can use and each of these tools depends on what kind of wood project you are currently working on. Most wood projects contain the same tools but one of the most used is a wood planer. […]

Using a Hand Power Planer on Wide Boards

Using a Hand Power Planer on Wide Boards

Power planers can be amazing timesavers on almost any project. They can level out framing lumber, smooth out edges, or they can chamfer handrails for instance. With experience, you might even be able to use one to do things like bevel door edges. A power planer is very similar to […]

What Type of Planer Should I Buy?

What Type of Planer Should I Buy?

Choosing a planer really depends on several factors – what you are going to use it for and how much room you have in your workshop to store it. Once you know that then you can look at the best type of planer to suit your requirements. Generally, there are […]

When to Use a Hand Planer or A Jointer

When to Use a Hand Planer or A Jointer

If you are getting into woodworking, you might be wondering: what is the difference between a hand planer and a jointer? Aren’t their machines called a jointer planer that can do both? For starters, each is an entirely different tool with an entirely different job to perform. There are, however, […]

Hand Planer vs Table Planer: Which is Best

Hand Planer vs Table Planer: Which is Best

Shopping around for furniture is easy these days. You can do that from any conventional retail store or the comfort of your home–thanks to e-commerce. There are many people out there who are more inclined towards making their furniture at home. Although the number of such people is declining, this […]

How to adjust a hand plane

How to adjust a hand plane

A hand plane is a very useful tool in the field of carpentry. It is also a well-loved tool for woodworking hobbyists. It plays an important role in ensuring that woods are well-flattened and -shaped, and have a smooth surface. Most importantly, it is best to ensure that the hand […]