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Renovate Metal Planes

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Even if your old plane looks like it’s been through the demolition derby, you’ll discover how to move it into the winner’s circle—for both performance and looks.

Whether you want to treat your plane to a minor tune-up or a major overhaul, you’ll find the insights and inside information you need.

DP 308 Renovate Metal Planes

Price: $27.00

This 60-minute video reveals all of the secrets in renovating the metal and wood parts. Then, you see how to precisely match them to each other, achieving a level of fit and finish usually found only in premium-priced planes.

If you’re serious about becoming a better woodworker, you absolutely need to know how to set up and use a hand plane.

You’ll discover how to:

  • Select a plane (including how to avoid clunkers), then disassemble it.
  • Remove rust, refinish japanned parts, and polish brass to a mirror shine.
  • Achieve the highly desirable small throat opening that virtually banishes tear-out.
  • Repair, refinish, or replace wood parts. You’ll get glowing results.
  • Sharpen, test, and fine-tune your plane to produce whisper-thin shavings.

As you’ll see, even small adjustments can make a huge difference in the way your plane works. And when you string together a series of improvements, the benefits don’t just add together–they multiply.

Bonus Material
The disc also features an extensive collection of bonus material in PDF format. View or print an exploded view of a typical plane with parts identification, a full list of renovation materials, a chart of standard plane specifications, detailed drawings for replacement bodies, a wood hardness chart, and more.

Video Overview

How To Sharpen a Plane Iron or Chisel