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The Router Plane Guide

The router plane is used to refine cuts which are either made by chisels, saws or machines. In use, the blade cuts in a similar way to a chisel but the blade is fixed within a wooden or metal body and has an adjustment mechanism making this a true plane. Uses A router is used […]

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[…] a video showing the sawing technique, click here. Marking out using a dovetail template Use a dovetail template to … Angled Cuts Read More » Sharpening a Router Plane18 July 2018 Setting Up Before you use your router plane, it is important to check that the leading edge of the cutting iron, the fore edge, […]

Buying a Router Plane

Paul would recommend that you make your own router plane. He says “it’s as easy to make as a dovetail box”. The videos and technical drawings are available on Woodworking Masterclasses Paul Sellers router plane The metal hardware is available from Rokesmith, our physical products selling platform for £35 (plus VAT and shipping.) We ship […]

Sharpening a Router Plane

Setting Up Before you use your router plane, it is important to check that the leading edge of the cutting iron, the fore edge, is parallel with the actual sole of the plane as it may need to be corrected, flattened and polished before use (Paul sometimes refers to this process as initialising). This process […]

Using a Router Plane

When using a router plane and removing material to a specific depth, you can use a chisel to remove the bulk of the material then go over it with a router, or you can make incremental depth changes with the router until the final depth is established. Removing the bulk gallery: Use a knife to […]

The Plane Guide

[…] the term plane which all have a blade fixed at an angle inside a metal or wooden body, some of which include: Bench planes Spokeshaves Plough Planes Router Planes Over time the term bench plane has been shortened to be known as ‘plane’, however it is important to remember that this is in fact also […]

Buying a Plane

[…] the term plane which all have a blade fixed at an angle inside a metal or wooden body, some of which include: Bench planes Spokeshaves Plough Planes Router Planes Over time the term bench plane has been shortened to be known as ‘plane’, however it is important … The Plane Guide Read More » Read […]

Sharpening Your Hand Tools: A Beginners Guide

[…] Sharpening a Spokeshave Sharpening a Knife Sharpening a Gouge Sharpening a Brace Bit Sharpening a Card Scraper Sharpening a Plough Plane Sharpening a #80 Scraper Sharpening a Router Plane Sharpening a Chisel Our beginner friendly guide walks you through initialising and sharpening your chisel using diamond stones, but also shows an alternative, short- term method […]

How to Make a Sharpening Stones Holder

[…] ¾” (19mm) Steel Rule Pencil 3 x Diamond Sharpening Stones (To see which one, see our Diamond Stone Buying guide) Knife Gauge (or you can use a router plane for this) Chisel Router Plane Tenon Saw Laying out the Recess Positions Measure ¾” (19mm) in from each edge to create a border, put one of […]

How to Make a Dovetail Template

[…] 1 ¼” (32mm) wide, ⅞” (22mm) thick, 4” (102mm) long (any straight grained, knot free, durable hardwood will work best) Pencil Steel Rule Card scraper Knife File Router Plane or Marking Gauge Dovetail and Tenon saw 1″ Chisel Make sure all your faces have been trued, to see how to do this, click here. 1. Mark 1 […]