Dovetailed Shoulder Plane

Make an heirloom tool and learn the secret to creating double dovetails in metal — it’s easier than you think.

Hand tools are fascinating. Often times, they’re a simple form that is designed for one purpose. How they look is overshadowed by how they perform. Of course, there’s the other side of the coin as well. Some tools perform well, but they’re absolutely beautiful to look at. This dovetailed shoulder plane not only looks great, but it also performs like a champion as well. The plans will walk you through creating this heirloom-quality tool and teach you the tricks of cutting dovetails in metal. It’s easier than you think.



What You Get:

  • 13 pages of step-by-step instructions
  • 60 Full-color photos and exploded views
  • Shop tips & techniques

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