The Hand Plane is one of the most important tools in your shop but if it is not properly sharpened, it is useless. The Rob Cosman Angle Trainer is the perfect tool to help you develop the proper method of hand sharpening your plane blade. When you feel comfortable, you will be able to...
- Sharpen your planes like a pro!
- This is the perfect tool to help you develop the proper method of hand sharpening your plane blade
Articles & Blogs
Hand Plane Innovations with Scott Phillips & Rob Cosman
At the Woodcraft Vendor Trade Show in Nashville we brought together the three musketeers of woodworking knowledge, Rob Cosman, Your Hand Tool Coach, Scott Phillips of The American Woodshop, and Jeff Forbes, President of Woodcraft. Throughout the week these swashbuckling resourceful idealistic heros of wood covered every vendor booth, talked with everyone at the show, and acquired more knowledge to bring back and share with all of the woodworking world.
Rob Cosman Workshop Program Broadens Employee Knowledge
The Rob Cosman workshop training program was held at the Mike Smrek Ontario, Canada workshop during the fourth week of July, 2014. Woodcraft product manager (router bits, benches, vises, ect.), Brian Renner, was in attendance to increase his woodworking skills from Rob’s proficient instruction of hand tools.
Rob Cosman: Veterans Healing Through Woodworking
Hand Tool Coach Rob Cosman has seen first-hand the beneficial effects woodworking can provide to wounded veterans. Read more here to see how he is helping...and how you can help.
Being new to sharpening, I wasn’t sure if I would be able to use this, but after watching a few of Rob’s videos I decided to try it and it works great!
Simple Easy to Use Jig
Simple and effective Jig. Magnets hold well and the angle defines your secondary and tertiary bevels. I like this concept better than those that clamp onto the blade. They take more time and there is agreater chance of dinging the edge when removing them from your jig. I tried this jig teaching some newbies and they took to it well.
This trainer is JUNK
Would not recomend
Works well but ............
The angle trainer works well but does require care when sliding the blade down to the stone. The big problem is the label with the angle numbers washes off when you are using water stones. I noticed this in time to re-mark it before all the legends were washed off.
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