The Wooden Plane

This book describes, illustrates, and classifies all types of wooden planes from the common to the rare and unusual-tracing their development and explaining their use.

Author: John M. Whelan

Publisher: Art Press

ISBN: 1879335328

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 503

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A comprehensive reference that has been called "a work of clarity and imagination so influential it virtually defines its subject," this book describes, illustrates, and classifies all types of wooden planes from the common to the rare and unusual -- tracing their development and explaining their use. Included are both American and English planes, and also French, Dutch, German, Japanese and Chinese. Over 500 pages long, with more than 1,000 illustrations, it also includes: Chapters that describe and illustrate over 90 simple and 300 complex molding profiles; a description and explanation of the planes used by specific trades: the Cooper, Sashmaker, Coachmaker, Wheelwright, Planemaker, Organ Builder, Staircase Builder, Basketmaker, Rulemaker, Chairmaker, and Patternmaker; an Appendix that outlines a system for naming and classifying molding profiles, and another for identifying and classifying any plane based on its physical shape.

The Handplane Book

Whereas few wooden planes are still made in America , Continental European plane makers continue to produce them , such as this Primus plane made of pear with a lignum - vitae sole and unique adjusters . In the immediate post - World ...

Author: Garrett Hack

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1561587125

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 272

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The Handplane Book evokes the romance of an earlier era when planes performed countless woodworking tasks, from preparing stock to shaping moldings. This is a complete guide to one of the best-known and most collectible hand tools.

Making Traditional Wooden Planes

As you would expect from Mr. Whelan, this book is the finest and most complete work on the making of wooden planes in print. The reader will enjoy it even if he never puts blade to wood.

Author: John M. Whelan

Publisher:

ISBN: 1879335697

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

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John Whelan unlocks the fascinating secrets of an almost lost art: wooden planemaking. For those curious about the ingenious ways of the craft, this book lays out clear, step-by-step instructions that will enable any woodworker to make a plane. Each chapter (covering 20 different types of planes and spokeshaves) is fully illustrated by the author's line drawings. In addition, there are chapters on the history and alternative methods of planemaking, making plane irons, and the tuning and using of wooden planes. Every chapter that details the construction of a particular plane starts with a photograph of the plane that has been made by the author. As you would expect from Mr. Whelan, this book is the finest and most complete work on the making of wooden planes in print. The reader will enjoy it even if he never puts blade to wood. Should he make a plane or two, he will find Making Traditional Wooden Planes most satisfying

The Wood worker

The illustrations represent a new self - acting benchplane which has been perfected and is now manufactured and introduced by the Gage Tool Company , of Vineland , N. J. This tool combines the advantages of the iron and wood plane , and ...

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ISBN: NYPL:33433111563254

Category: Woodwork

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With Saw Plane and Chisel

centuries of Dutch planes and planemakers. Leiden: Primavera Pers. Underhill, R. (1981). The woodwright's shop: A practical guide to traditional woodcraft. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. Underhill, R. (1983).

Author: Zachary Dillinger

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781440343414

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

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Build furniture the way your ancestors did! Do you enjoy the satisfaction of creating things entirely by hand? Immerse yourself in the world of traditional woodworking as period furniture expert Zachary Dillinger walks you through the hand-tool-only construction of six pieces of classic American furniture. From preparing stock by hand to period-correct joinery methods, you'll learn how our forefathers built furniture--and why they did things the way they did. Within these pages you'll find: • An overview of the historical development of major furniture styles from the 1960s through to the mid-19th century--and the European influences from which they evolved. • Instruction for period-correct woodworking techniques. • Six detailed furniture projects covering popular period styles. • Traditional approaches to finishing touches including insights into upholstering by renowned teacher Michael Mascelli and advice from Nancy Cogger of Londonderry Brasses for choosing period-accurate hardware. With Saw, Plane & Chisel shows you how period furniture was made, explains how furniture styles developed and in turn helps you build excellent, realistic heirloom pieces.

A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes

This book is useful to both the beginner and the advanced collector, to historians and genealogists, and to all other with an interest in the subject.

Author: Thomas L. Elliott

Publisher:

ISBN: 1931626383

Category: Planes (Hand tools)

Page: 456

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With its initial publication in 1983, A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes profoundly transformed the emphasis and direction of tool collecting. After several years of meticulous research, Thomas L. Elliott has completely redesigned, revised, and expanded this fifth edition to include entries and information accumulated since the fourth edition. The heart of this guide is the alphabetical directory of plane makers and dealers. This fifth edition now includes: 4590 biographical entries; 6160 imprint illustrations; 3030 wedge outlines; and over 3000 individual ratings for judging relative scarcity and value. Also included are sections providing insights helpful in buying and selling planes, an illustrated glossary of plane terms and styles, and an extensive bibliography for further research. This book is useful to both the beginner and the advanced collector, to historians and genealogists, and to all other with an interest in the subject.

Exercises in Wood working

Smooth the joints and sides . a Remove and sharpen the iron of the smoothing - plane . Examine the sole of the plane with the try - square for flatness . The fault in wooden planes , particularly if new , is shown in Fig .

Author: Ivin Sickels

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044030207369

Category: Wood

Page: 158

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A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes

The scope of the book is expanded by the "What's a Plane Worth" section, providing insights helpful in buying and selling planes, an illustrated glossary of plane terms and styles, and an extensive bibliography for further help in research.

Author: Emil Pollak

Publisher:

ISBN: 1931626006

Category: History

Page: 477

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With its initial publication in 1983, A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes profoundly transformed the emphasis and direction of tool collecting. Since then, it has been the definitive guide to American planemakers, from the earliest individuals who worked before the Revolutionary War to the last few manufacturers of the twentieth century. Now, after several years of meticulous research, a new edition of this extraordinarily influential reference book is available. The 4th edition, completely revised by Tom Elliott, reflects the tremendous amount of new information on planemakers that has come to light since the last edition. Included are: over 4000 biogrtaphical entries, over 5000 imprints, almost 2700 wedge outlines, almost 3000 individual ratings for judging relative scarcity and value. This represents twice as much informaiton as the 3rd edition and overe 4 times more information than the 1983 edition! The scope of the book is expanded by the "What's a Plane Worth" section, providing insights helpful in buying and selling planes, an illustrated glossary of plane terms and styles, and an extensive bibliography for further help in research. Comprehensive and up-to-date, A Guide to the Makers of American Wooden Planes IV is an absolutely essential reference for any tool collector or dealer.

The Pattern Maker s Handybook

WOOD PLANES . 45 in the holes , and thus facilitate getting round curves . In using this saw the work is held in the “ lug , " and the saw is held by one handle , the forefinger passing round the front in front of the handle .

Author: Paul Nooncree Hasluck

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105046939364

Category: Patternmaking

Page: 144

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