In this video I’ll show you how to cut the timber to size, work around defects, and orientate the grain to get maximum stability.
This series will show you how to size, flatten, square, thickness, joint, and finish rough sawn pieces of wood entirely by hand. We will be applying these techniques alongside making a simple chopping board, giving you something tangible to work towards. Because no one likes a wobbly chopping board!
Click the images below to see supporting material helping you with this part of the project.
Surely you just push it, right? Wrong. There is a lot that goes into the simple task of planing. Body positioning, pressure, and movement are all essential to getting the most accuracy from this task. Watch this to learn how.