Those of you that make things with your hands: What is your absolute favorite process? Grinding a weld, serging an edge, routing a roundover? For me it is, hands-down, using a handplane to create smooth, flat surfaces. I was hooked from the first time I used a block plane to turn edgegrain into glass. There is just something incredibly satisfying about shaving things other than my face.
An artist named Abe Haruya also shaves his workpieces, though his medium of choice is ceramics and the tools he wields are finger-held. He posts these mesmerizing Instagram vids of him putting facets and flutes onto his pieces, and watching his skilled results scratches a deep OCD itch: