Have you ever wondered what it would be like if there are no hand planes?
Used for a variation of purposes like smoothing and shaping any kind of piece of wood, a hand plane comes in handy for anyone who needs to work with wood.
If not for hand planes, it becomes difficult to work with wood.
Most carpenters look for hand planes in hardware stores, local flea markets, DIY (do-it-yourself) catalogs and even bargain shops.
Meanwhile, it can be confusing to go through a variety of hand planes especially if you are not a carpenter.
Also, there are different types of hand planes that you need to consider before buying any hand plane. Each type of hand plane is intended to assist on a specific task.
You would just have to determine what each kind is and match it accordingly to its intended purpose.