Tag Archives: Handplane

Thicknessing plates

At school thicknessing the soundboard, sides and back of the guitar always was a lengthy process: After joining the outside was made flat and sanded (soundboards got there rose before sanding). We had to measure the plate with a large … Continue reading

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To make and use historical hand planes

For the reenactment project I make reconstructions of the tools depicted by Jost Amman in his portrait of “Der Lautenmacher” (1568). At the workbench we see a variety of tools: A mallet Chisels (and gouges?) Two hand planes And in … Continue reading

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