What are the Uses of Jack Plane?

Are you searching for a general-purpose bench plane? If you are, you should check out the jack plane. A jack plane is a large plane used primarily for dressing down timber to prepare it for truing or edge jointing. It is usually the first plane you would use on your material, although if you have … Read more

Types of Woodworking Hand Planes

Simple and classic wood hand planes.

Earlier last year, I challenged myself to build a cabinet for my wife. As a beginner, I started thinking of buying a workable hand plane to actualize this incredible project. I also began searching online for beginners’ best hand planes, knowing that I would need one to make a good finish for the cabinet’s components.   … Read more

What is a Miter Box?

Different types of miter box.

If you got transported back a hundred years ago to a traditional woodworking shop, you would indeed find no power tool in it. You would instead find a miter box. The miter box, of course, is the predecessor of the contemporary power miter saw. It is a crude device used by woodworkers to guide a … Read more