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The Handplane Book

Garrett Hack, John S Sheldon (Photographer)


List Price: 34.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/1/2004)


The Handplane Book is a complete guide to one of the best known and most collectable hand tools. It covers all the basics, including how to buy a plane, tune it up, and use it. Fascinating background information on the development and manufacture of handplanes shows the rich heritage of this versatile tool. Focusing on planes from the golden age of the handplanes (19th and early 20th century), it also profiles tools from many sources around the world.

Taunton Press, 9781561581559, 263pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1997