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5 Tips for Taming Tearout

5 Tips for Taming Tearout

Posted by Vic Tesolin on 22nd May 2024

Most people’s first experience with a hand plane is not always good, usually due to fundamental information they haven’t yet received. One of the common problems hand plane users (new and seasoned) en … read more
The Block Plane - A Versatile Tool

The Block Plane - A Versatile Tool

Posted by Vic Tesolin on 11th Apr 2024

A well-worn block plane is like a pair of comfortable shoesA block plane is a super handy tool for many different woodworking tasks. It's like the Swiss Army knife of woodworking but without the … read more
​The Low Angle Jack Plane – An Overview

​The Low Angle Jack Plane – An Overview

Posted by Vic Tesolin on 28th Feb 2024

Easily one of the most useful bench planes, the low-angle jack plane is the one that almost any woodworker can use in their shop. The Jack is a wonderful tool whether you use hand tools, power tools, … read more
What Blades Do I Buy?

What Blades Do I Buy?

Posted by Vic Tesolin and MTC Staffers on 8th Jan 2024

Low angle planes are designed with the bevel of the blade facing upwards when installed on the bed of the plane. This bevel-up design offers you the option to choose between different blade cutting an … read more