Luthiers — builders of guitars, violins, and such — are by definition very accurate woodworkers. So who better to write a “how to” article on making your own finger plane? Alan Dunwell, owner and operator of Dunwell Guitar which manufactures bespoke guitars and specializes in one-off double tops, wrote an interesting little article on building finger planes — tiny “micro planes” used for intricate detail work. Look closely at the picture above; some aren’t much bigger than a quarter.
Making Finger Planes by Alan Dunwell [Dunwell Guitar]