This comprehensive manual on hand-cut joinery provides an essential reference for modern woodworkers and furniture builders. Essential reference for building furniture by hand, using handplanes for joinery Learn how to cut perfect dado, groove, rabbet, and mortise & tenon joints Master popular joinery planes like shoulder planes, router planes, rabbet planes, plow planes, and more Technically rich diagrams, illustrations, practical advice, and skill-building exercises In Classic Handplanes and Joinery, prominent author and woodworking instructor Scott Wynn shows how to create almost any traditional furniture joint quickly and accurately using hand planes. You'll learn how to choose, set up, maintain, and master the most popular joinery planes, including plow planes, rabbet planes, router planes, shoulder planes, specialty planes, and more. Classic Handplanes and Joinery will teach beginning and intermediate handplane users how to cut perfect dado, groove, rabbet, mortise, and tenon joints. A wonderful guide for any woodworker who is interested in using hand tools, it's loaded with technically rich diagrams, illustrations, practical advice, and skill-building exercises.