Making & Mastering Wood Planes by David Finck

Cover of: Making & Mastering Wood Planes | David Finck

Published by Sterling .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Model aircraft,
  • Woodworking,
  • Woodwork - Tools,
  • House & Home,
  • Crafts / Hobbies,
  • Do-It-Yourself,
  • FICTION - FICTION TRD PB,
  • House & Home / Woodworking,
  • Planes (Hand tools),
  • Woodwork

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7943732M
ISBN 100806961635
ISBN 109780806961637

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Now in its third printing, "Making and Mastering Wood Planes" by master craftsman David Finck is the definitive book in the field and a classic introduction to the art of fine woodworking.

Reviews: “ the best book available on making and using Krenov-style wooden planes/5(18). The book, "Making & Mastering Wood Planes" was in great condition. The contents were more than I had expected.

This became my guide for making my first hand plane, a functional beauty. The technical guidance was indispensable/5(19). Making & Mastering Wood Planes Paperback – Decem by David Finck (Author) › Visit Amazon's David Finck Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central/5(14). No matter what handplanes you use, “Making & Mastering Wood Planes” is perhaps the best guide available to understand, tune and use these tools.

Ostensibly about the laminated handplanes James Krenov made famous, David Finck probes so deep into the topic that the book is also an excellent primer on handwork itself. Making & Mastering Wood Planes book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The classic guide by master woodworker David Finck is /5. Making & Mastering Wood Planes was brought back into print by Lost Art Press, who reissued it in an upgraded edition that features sewn pages, higher-quality paper, and hardcover binding.

It’s made entirely in the United : $ Making and Mastering Wood Planes - Revised. Author, David Finck. All woodworkers know, woodworking tools are a pleasure to own and use. Planes probably top the list of miraculous woodworking tools and shop-made wood planes are as good or better as any, and a fraction of the cost of high-end metal planes.

Joel's Blog: Books on Making and Using Hand Planes: 08/14/ I was very pleased to see Lost Art Press reprint David Finck's classic "Making and Mastering Wood Planes." We of course stock it here, but in thinking about the book my mind wandered to other books on planes and I thought a round-up might be useful.

There have been serious writings about planes since Moxon, but I decided to focus. Now in its third printing, "Making and Mastering Wood Planes" by master craftsman David Finck is the definitive book in the field and a classic introduction to the art of fine woodworking.

Reviews: " the best book available on making and using Krenov-style wooden planes. Finck's advice on construction and planing techniques is a /5(17).

I was looking at this book on amazon “Making and Mastering Wood Planes” then I was searching on google and found this pdf file (Making and Mastering Wood Planes PDF) Is this the same book?Same authors and title.

Unless the pdf verison is a older edition, but if it has same good info and saves me about 25 bucks I fine with that. David Finck's book, Making & Mastering Wood Planes, now in a revised edition, offers all the information you'll need to make and successfully use wood-bodied handplanes.

In a methodical way, he sets out every step you'll need to take to bring these beauties to life and labor in your woodshop. This book, while taking you through the steps of making a wood plane, teaches the essence of woodworking with handtools and is a 'must own' book for beginners to experts.

It starts with instruction on how to use and tune both the hand and power tools that will be used in making the wood plane, as well as covering the essentials of wood as it /5. Making and Mastering Wood Planes Paperback – Jan.

1 by David Finck (Author) out of 5 stars 18 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Amazon Price New from Used from Paperback, Jan. 1 "Please retry" /5(18). The video provides over /2 hours of detailed instruction on making and using wood planes, closely following the format and content of my book. The book or the video will get you to a working plane. Purchased together the book and video make for a comprehensive learning experience — the next best thing to private instruction.

Available as a. This is more than an instruction manual on plane making; it is a book on refining woodworking skills. David Finck, who learned the craft from James Krenov, leads you through the construction of a laminated cross-pin wooden plane (with optional throat insert and Price: $   Buy MAKING MASTERING WOOD PLANES Revised edition by Finck, David, Krenov, James (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low Reviews: 9. The book focuses on the laminated handplanes associated with James Krenov, a mentor of the author, David Finck, who graduated from the College of the Redwoods, the woodworking school now known as The Krenov School.

But the book explores wooden planes and offers very detailed insights into making and using the planes. No matter what sort of handplane you use, “Making & Mastering Wood Planes” is perhaps the best guide available to understanding, tuning and using these tools at a high level.

Written by a graduate of the College of the Redwoods (now The Krenov School), “Making & Mastering Wood Planes” is ostensibly about the laminated handplanes that Price Range: £ - £ Thanks for visiting. If you have come looking for my book, Making and Mastering Wood Planes, please contact my new publisher Lost Arts Press.

I still offer the companion video as a 2-DVD set or by streaming. Get in touch if you are interested in personalized fine woodworking instruction — especially tools and techniques and violin making. I studied with James Krenov in the mid’s and. The book, "Making & Mastering Wood Planes" was in great condition.

The contents were more than I had expected. This became my guide for making my first hand plane, a functional beauty. The technical guidance was indispensable/5. Making & Mastering Wood Planes: Finck, David, Krenov, James: Books -   This book, while taking you through the steps of making a wood plane, teaches the essence of woodworking with handtools and is a 'must own' book for beginners to starts with instruction on how to use and tune both the hand and power tools that will be used in making the wood plane, as well as covering the essentials of wood as it relates to woodworking (i.e.

run-out, etc.)5/5(5). This is more than an instruction manual on plane making; it is a book on refining woodworking skills. David Finck, who learned the craft from James Krenov, leads you through the construction of a laminated cross-pin wooden plane (with optional throat insert and.

Making & Mastering Wood Planes: Revised Edition By: David Finck. ISBN X ISBN This book is a must if you want to build wooden planes in the James Krenov style, and trust me this you want to try; I wish I had the book when I made my first hand plane.

: Making & Mastering Wood Planes: Revised Edition () by David Finck and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(42). The classic guide by master woodworker David Finck is back and better than ever, with all-new color photography.

It's the best book ever on this popular tool-and it features a foreword by the celebrated woodworker James Krenov. "Serves as an elegant framework for teaching many of the fundamentals of fine woodworking."--Woodshop News Small and extremely comfortable to use, wooden hand planes 5/5(2).

Your book making and mastering wood planes has just arrived here in England. What a wonderful book. I have made a small Krenov-style plane from bits of information found on the internet, it has a steel rod holding the blade and wedge, with a Hock blade.

Works a treat. I am now making a jack plane with toted handle and razee type body. This 4 hour and 40 minute video workshop is the perfect companion to the book "Making and Mastering Wood Planes," recognized as the definitive guide in the f. For further reading, I would highly recommend David Finck’s wonderful book Making and Mastering Wood Planes or the article (“Wood Planes Made Easy“) he wrote for Fine Woodworking.

Or you can check on the blog I recently wrote on this same subject, but with a. These gifts from nature are means to an end, which is to make beautiful functional woodwork. Figured wood can be skillfully used to enhance and elevate a piece, or it can be an awkward substitution for graceful design.

Because the wood itself is so attractive, it is easy for a lazy or inept designer to fall into the trap of the latter situation. An introduction to "Krenov-type" wood hand planes.

Provides an overview of setting up the plane to take shavings and briefly illustrates smooth planing, edge.

Also, do what I do. Build your first chairs using cheap wood – poplar and red oak in my case. Poplar for the seat and arms; oak for the other parts. Build them without fussing. Hell, don’t even saddle the seat. It might cost you a day of work and $30 in wood.

Lost Art Press. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Oat" Finck, David. ­ Making and mastering wood planes / David Finck. ISBN 1.

After being in and out of print during the last several years, David Finck’s “Making & Mastering Wood Planes” is finally available for sale again directly from the author.

This page, full-color book isn’t just for the person who wants to build handplanes based. Making & Mastering Wood Planes Good news for those of you who have been unable to find David Finck's authoritative book on making Krenov-style handplanes at a less than exhorbitant cost.

David has announced that the book will be published by Hickory Ridge Press with an estimated release date the end of March and will be available for purchase. Its a great book. I also like this one Same reason, lots of good information about planes and how to use them. Making and Mastering Wood Planes is another excellent read.

This book is not only good for learning how to make wood planes, but in doing so you learn how and why they work. A book review by Robert Bradley. Title: Making and Mastering Wood Planes Author: David Finck Published by: Sterling Publishing Co.

Inc. Park Avenue South New York, NY ISBN Price Softcover: $ (Canada $) pages, b/w illustrations. The products currently featured on this site are: Making and Mastering Wood Planes in book and video formats (DVD and Streaming).See the sub-items under “Products” in the menu.

The good news: “James Krenov: Leave Fingerprints,” Brendan Bernhardt Gaffney’s biography of one of the 20th century’s most influential woodworkers, is almost two weeks ’s shipping right now from the printer in Tennessee to the warehouse in Indiana.

So the bad news: The pre-publication special – the hardcover book plus a free copy of the PDF – ends at midnight Friday (EST).

All books from Lost Art Press are produced entirely in the United States. We use acid-free paper and tough bindings – our books's signatures are sewn and glued for durability whenever physically possible. Making & Mastering Wood Planes (Revised Edition) $ The Difference Makers. From $ Joiner's Work.

From $ Shaker. We have yet to replenish stock on “The Anarchist’s Workbench” and “The Anarchist’s Design Book” due to delays at one of our printing plants. Both books have been delayed by several weeks but should be back in inventory the week of Nov.

16, according to our press representative. The reason the books have been delayed. I was checking through your archives and found this post. I think you probably have it, but David Finck wrote a book Making and Mastering Wood Planes. Im sure you have it, I think I saw it in the pic of the book stack you have in the back of your own book.

Well anyway Ive started on one myself just using a bit of 8/4 oak I had laying around.

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