HTT023 – What’s In A Name?

On today’s show, I discuss tools for working with green wood, spring joints, cambering plane irons without a grinder, and the traditional names and setups for the bench planes.


Thanks to Joe Deslauriers, William Elliott, Arkadiusz Cwikowski, Bill Warnock, Krister K., Lawrence Pylinski, Jeff Skiles, Jens Rosendahl, Matt McGrane, Jared Tohlen, Chris Barnes, Christopher Bush, Lance Stuchell, John Schuster, Steven Danenman, Kyle Groff, Cupressus Serotina, Jeff Mertz, Alex Young, Paul Joynes, and Christopher Steenbock for your support on Patreon, and to Ed Sevensky for your generous Paypal donation.


  • No feedback.

Listener Questions

  • Arkadiusz wants to know about tools for working with green wood.
  • Alex has a voicemail about using spring joints for multiple board glue-ups.
  • Max needs to camber a plane iron but doesn’t have a grinder.

Main Topic

Today’s main topic is all about the names and traditional uses of the bench planes.

Feedback, Questions or Topic Suggestions?

If you’d like to submit something for the show, send a voice note recorded on your phone to  You can also leave a voicemail at (276) 601-3123 or use the contact form on the Contact page.

How to Support the Show

If you’d like to support the show, you can do so by visiting the Support page.

Posted in Audio and tagged , , , .


Join the Discussion

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.