How to Use a Hand Plane

Introduction: How to Use a Hand Plane

About: I'm Steve Hay and have been involved in Woodworking for over 30 years as a Fine Furniture Maker. Following on from a successful Woodworking Television show in Australia. We decided to form a production company…

This a short video of a way to use a Hand Plane a #4 Stanley is used.
I also share with your how you can modify and make a Hogging (Scrub) Plane from a standard #4 Hand Plane for removing excess stock in a hurry.

As well as explaining and showing you some different Blade profiles that may improve your Hand Planing Skills and make your woodworking enjoyable.

For more woodworking Videos Please visit our website and if you like what we do and would like to offer more support and get access to other more in-depth Videos and projects become a supporter and Patron here

Hope we can help you in some small way with you woodworking skills and Projects.


Steve Hay

Be the First to Share


    • Cardboard Speed Challenge

      Cardboard Speed Challenge
    • Digital Fabrication Student Design Challenge

      Digital Fabrication Student Design Challenge
    • Colors of the Rainbow Contest

      Colors of the Rainbow Contest



    6 years ago

    Such great info here! Thanks for sharing and welcome to the community!

    Woodworking Masterclass
    Woodworking Masterclass

    Reply 6 years ago

    You're welcome hope to bring you much more over time. Thanks for the comment. Cheers Steve