GNA Woodworks School
Mc Kees Rocks, PA 15136
8:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013
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The handplane is the quintessential woodworking tool. If it were invented today, it would be considered the greatest woodworking innovation of all time.
Each student will tune a vintage handplane to take gossamer thin shavings that will forever change the way you work wood. Tuning means preparing the handplane by inspecting the and disassembling, correcting flaws, flattening surfaces, sharpening the blade, and other steps.
Students will tune a smoothing plane ( one of #3, 4, 41/2, 5, 51/4 old Stanley or other makers). Don't panic if you do not own a suitable hand plane. We have plenty of vintage hand planes from $40 - $60. If you own a hand plane, please consult with the instructor prior to the class to be sure that it suitable