Video: Technique Series #04: Rough to Ready
This video provides bench side instruction on dimensioning lumber from rough to smooth. Rob teaches you how get a board straight, flat, and true on all six surfaces with only hand tools. While you may not wish to dimension all your lumber by hand, knowing how to is a valuable skill for when power tools are not an option. Rob walks you through the importance of getting the first face flat so the reference face will accurate. Using a collection of hand planes and demonstrating how to sharpen the less common ones, Rob demonstrates dimensioning on a piece of rough Mahogany.
Running Time: 47 minutes
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