David Charlesworth demonstrates how shooting boards can help you achieve accurate work quickly and reliably. He also shows you how easy it is to make simple shooting boards and miter fixtures, the many practical applications of these workshop aid and how to shoot free-hand.
Keeping your waterstones flat, preparing the back of your blade, The Ruler trick, honing the bevel, preparinga curved blade, re-sharpening a curved blade, fetling the chip-breaker, assembly of the blade and chipbreaker and setting up the plane.
This video explores David's hand planing techniques for precise, efficient preparation of furniture-size components. You will be astonished by the precision that is possible with a well-tuned, sharp hand plane. This second video explores David's techniques for hand planing.