Beginner with a HAND PLANE? Start HERE!

Beginner with a HAND PLANE? Start HERE!

This is Part 1 of a 3 part series on Hand planes. In this video, we discuss the parts of the plane and how it is assembled. In part 2, we will discuss and I will demonstrate how to sharpen the iron and in part 3 we will set it up to get those paper thin shavings. Thanks for watching, sharing, commenting and supporting the channel.



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  1. Michael Sanford on February 10, 2022 at 10:29 pm

    Thanks for this video. Ive been trying to figure out planes but when I try to work with one it doesnt do quite like it should. Now I know why. I have my bevel side up and not down. Is it that way on all planes, just certain ones…I didnt know this until now. Again, thanks.

  2. Moonwolf71 on February 10, 2022 at 10:30 pm

    Its called a yuke that is what I heard Paul Sellers call it

  3. Figueredo Ruley on February 10, 2022 at 10:30 pm

    Find out how to do it yourself with all the details. Just look for Woodglut 🙂

  4. Mathieu Lariviere on February 10, 2022 at 10:31 pm

    Can’t wait for your other videos on the hand planes. I really want to learn how to use them properly. Thank you for all the knowledge you are sharing with us so we can all become better woodworkers.

  5. Fred H on February 10, 2022 at 10:41 pm

  6. djtblizzle on February 10, 2022 at 10:53 pm

    Are all planes equal though? I’d hate to disassemble only to realize I don’t know how to put it back together. Lol

  7. DC Slapout on February 10, 2022 at 10:57 pm

    I appreciate this series. Being a newbie to planes you don’t know how much it helps!! Thanks Jim.

  8. Tim Warren on February 10, 2022 at 11:00 pm

    That lever cap is the giveaway. For pre 40s after that it went to what most refer to as a kidney shape to where yours has the more key hole shape look of where the screw goes to hold it .just to add the little u shape piece you ask is simply called the adjustment lever sorry no fancy name for it 😁

  9. A T H Mostafa on February 10, 2022 at 11:14 pm

    Love hand planes 😊❤ makes my wood flat , smooth .

  10. Danny Hale on February 10, 2022 at 11:14 pm

    Apparently Stanley called that part a Y adjustment. I’ve heard people call it a yoke, which I guess is because it looks like the yoke they they put on oxen to allow them to pull things, back in the day. The 2nd image on this page is a parts diagram from an old Stanley catalog.

    This site is great for dating your Stanley planes.

  11. Alex Reid on February 10, 2022 at 11:17 pm

    Just started watching your content a few days ago and absolutely love it. No clue why you don’t have the subscribers you deserve but you definitely have a new subscriber outta me!