Plus, woodworking planes for your feet
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It's difficult to overstate the role Eric Sloane played in how we appreciate American hand tools today. Sloane was a prolific author, artist, and tool…
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Plus: Tracking down the mysterious B MAN
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The oldest depictions of planes I know of are found on silver Roman coins dating from the first century BC, right as Rome was developing from a republic…
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Plus: The historic Plane Talk is now online!
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Should we be talking more about the brutal legacy of prison-made planes?
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You want data? I've got data.
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Plus, a 23-foot-long functional wooden plane
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What should we say to the guy with the propane torch?
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Plus, Austrian planmaking history
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The screw arm plow plane is one of the most iconic wooden planes. They're beautiful, the fever dream of a hyperactive woodworker. "How is it," asks…
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Bringing back the wooden plane newsletter
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