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Making a Heirloom Block Plane

Friday, 5 August '22   9am – 5pm EDT
Michigan Folk School Campus, 7734 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor MI 48105
16 years and over
Event cancelled


If a tool is an object to solve a problem, and a wood tool is a way to work wood, then the block plane is the introduction to the world of hand tools. . Ask any experienced woodworker about their most-used tool and there’s a good chance they’ll mention their wood block plane. A well-crafted block plane is a great beginner project for a student to acquire the skills necessary to make all sorts of tools. This course is a wonderful primer for the beginning student to learn to craft a heirloom-quaintly tool.

​There are no prerequisites. All skills levels are welcome. Older teens are welcome if accompanied by a parent or grandparent.

Level: Beginner



Single with Supply Fee



Michigan Folk School Campus
7734 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor MI 48105