A Cheese Plane

April 20, 2010

We’ve had the same cheese plane for thirty years. It was a wedding gift. My husband replaced the original handle, but the stainless steel blade has held up all these years. We’ve tried other planes, but they bend or break or cut badly. Read the rest of this entry »

A Sharpening Wheel

April 17, 2010

It would be simple to notice the forsythia in full bloom, that burst of yellow that tells us the winter might just be gone for good. But what I’m really noticing is an old sharpening wheel lying beneath that bush. Read the rest of this entry »