Video: The Great Hand Plane Revival
This video provides you with bench-side instruction on how to restore old hand planes into usable condition. Rob shows you the five critical contact points on a plane and how to tune them up. He then discusses and demonstrates the importance of replacing the original blade with an improved, high quality modern blade set. Rob teaches you how to re-grind a primary bevel on your blade once it needs it. He also teaches you his free-hand sharpening method, because no matter how tuned up your plane is it wont work if the blade is not sharp. Finally Rob shows you basic planning techniques that all but eliminate sanding.
Running Time: 1 hour and 31 minutes
Available as a DVD or as on demand streaming
Rob Cosman is a gifted instructor who inspires his students full participation. He provides very useful knowledge, and he encourages us to employ it. Rob is a valued asset in anyone's shop.