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Human Proportions

Human Proportions As I was researching proportions of the human body I stumbled upon this interactive resource that visualizes what I am looking for quite nicely. Surely something I will reference in the future. I noticed it’s missing the proportions of the hand span (the distance between your pinky and thumb while both are fully […]

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Only One Dot Different

The similarities between Taiji Quan 太極拳 and Baji Quan 八極拳 explained by Master Adm Hsu – The Martial Man In an interview with The Martial Man, Master Adm Hsu on Chinese martial arts, the history and styles of Taiji Quan and its similarities to Baji Quan: Many countries invaded China at the end of the […]

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On the Benefits of Scraping Planes

A fine demonstration by Veritas Tools Technical Expert Vic Tesolin explaining the use of scraper planes to a bunch of ♥Aussies♥. It answers my question of what cutting angle for a hand plane I want to use for a smooth surface. In short, it depends. Key Takeaways The lower a blade’s angle of attack the […]