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Handplane Basics

$400.00

Saturday & Sunday, May 4th & 5th, 2024

9:00AM – 5:00PM on Saturday and 9:00AM – 3:00PM-ish on Sunday

The Handplane Basics course is designed to cover all fundamentals of handplanes and more. This includes selection, setup, usage and sharpening as it relates to furniture making. In this hands-on class, students will explore the many nuances between planes and their ideal setup and usage. See Event Details tab below for more detail.

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Format

In-Person

Furniture Type

Tool

Skill Level

Beginner

Time Frame

Weekend

Name: Handplane Basics
Instructor: Curtis Turner
Skill Level: Beginner to Lower Intermediate
Prerequisites: None

Age: You must be at least 18 years old to participate

 

Class Description:

No matter your woodworking style, the handplane should be a staple of any furniture maker’s toolbox. The Handplane Basics course is designed to cover all fundamentals of handplanes and more. This includes selection, setup, usage and sharpening as it relates to furniture making. In this hands-on class, students will explore the many nuances between planes and their ideal usage. You will use a wide range of modern and vintage handplanes in the following capacities; roughing, smoothing, jointing and joinery while learning how to properly maintain and sharpen using a variety of methods. These newly acquired skills can be put to use on your future joinery and furniture projects.

You’ll walk away from this class with the knowledge and confidence to purchase your own set of handplanes, properly use and maintain them.

 

Schedule:

  • Saturday – 9:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Sunday – 9:00AM – 3:00PM

What to bring:

  • Handplanes
    • Bring what you have!
    • Recommend handplanes
      • Block Plane
      • Smoothing Plane
  • Eye protection (mandatory)
  • Hearing protection (optional)
  • Dust protection (optional)
  • Water or Snack

 

Austin School of Furniture has the right to cancel this class at anytime if the minimum amount of students is not reached.

See our Refund Policy here

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