Tree thumbnailIn this Technical Leaflet, John I. Rempel provides a primer on hand planes.

Rempel explains the different types of planes and the components that make a plane.

Each entry explains how woodworkers used these tools and their historical origins.

Drawings and diagrams provide visual aids for Rempel’s descriptions.

This primer is useful in identifying objects and also bolstering the interpretation of woodworking tools.

Technical Leaflet #24 (1971)