Plane comes with the blade is bedded at 12-1/2 degrees. You can easily adjust this tool to suit the work being done: a very fine mouth setting for finishing work and the merest shavings or an ample opening for rank cuts. These tools have an extremely appealing feel in the hand and are a real pleasure to use.
Bodies are surface ground to produce a dead flat sole and feature a moveable shoe to allow precise control over the mouth opening in front of the blade
Popular tool for the demanding work of thicknessing bamboo fly rod sections.
Available with the optional Rod Maker's Groove. This groove is ground 1 in. wide and .003 in. deep into the sole of the plane making it the perfect companion tool to a rod maker's form.
Bronze Cap Irons are large and comfortable and are tensioned with a 1-1/2 in. Brass Spinwheel
They use same precise blade adjustment and bronze cap design as the No. 140 Skew Block Plane
Body material: Ductile Iron
Length overall: 6 in.
Blade width: 1-3/8 in.
Blade material: 1/8 in. thick A-2 tool steel hardened to Rockwell 60-62
Illustrated instructions included with each plane
Guarantee: Materials and workmanship are guaranteed for the life of your tool