Bill Anderson sent me a copy
of a video he recently made with Joshua Farnsworth from Wood
and Shop on making an 18th century wooden jointer plane.
In a word, fantastic! The video is nearly four hours long of
no BS how to make a wooden jointer plane.
Bill covers every detail of how to make the jointer plane.
He explains in depth, wood selection, layout process,
cutting and shaping of the entire plane, finishing, tuning,
and even how to use it. Bill leaves no stone unturned and
truly demystifies the whole process.
The video is based on a class Bill teaches at the
Woodwright’s School in Pittsboro, NC.
My first recommendation is to take the class. Bill is a most
excellent teacher, accomplished woodworker and all around
fine fella. I know taking the class is not always an option
for some folks making the video an excellent alternative.
If you have an interest in making traditional wooden planes
I am sure you will find Bill’s DVD an informative and most
The video is available from Shop Woodworking and Joshua
Wood and shop.com