I’m excited to share a quick video tutorial about how to cut rabbet joints by hand, with a few simple hand tools. This method focuses on cutting rabbets along the grain, which is especially useful for cutting moldings (first step in using hollows & rounds molding planes), picture frames, etc.

©  Joshua T. Farnsworth

 

Here are some links to the tools that I used in this tutorial (you can use variations):

 

Hand Cut Rabbet - Shoulder Plane