The Handplane Book

The Handplane Book

Book - 1997
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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.

Hack reveals the rich heritage of this classic tool by presenting a treasure trove of information about handplanes, focusing on the 19th and early 20th centuries. 175 photos. 152 drawings.

Publisher: Newtown, Conn. : Taunton Press, 1997
ISBN: 9781561581559
Branch Call Number: 684.08 Ha
Characteristics: 263 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm


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