Floats are traditional tools used to cut, flatten, and smooth or “float” the surfaces of a wooden plane. Generally floats are craftsman-made and very personal in their construction, but Lie Nielson offers a full range of craftsman-designed float tools.
The Lie Nielson floats are constructed of S-7 tool steel and have study maple handles. They’re […]
A float is a tool similar to a rasp, but it cuts more aggressively, and you can sharpen it with a triangular file when it dulls. We’ve covered Lie-Nielson’s Planemakers’ Floats on Toolmonger before — now they offer a new line of joinery floats more suited for cabinet-making and furniture-building.