This Chinese "bevel up" plane features an adjustable cutting angle by changing the microbevel. Blade angle 25°, bevel angle 20°. This results in a cutting angle of 45°. Plane body made of rosewood. Comes with HSS blade and chipbreaker, without wedge.
Traditional Chinese Planes
The basic design of the Chinese plane (Mu Bao) is similar to the Japanese Kanna. The major difference is that the Chinese plane can be used on either the pull or the push stroke, whereas the Japanese Kanna can only be used on the pull stroke. The larger Chinese planes have a cross-handle to facilitate push stroke use (which can be removed for use on the pull stroke). The blades are held in place using a wedge or cap. The slightly wave-shaped plane bodies are made of either Hei Tan (a fine-grained type of ebony from Indonesia) or Shun-Gee (a type of rosewood). The uncoated surfaces are worked using scrapers and are polished. The plane blades are made of wear-resistant HSS steel (approx. 64 HRC), or forged carbon steel (approx. 58 HRC) for special-purpose planes, which make Chinese planes visually appealing and solid all-round tools. Unless other-wise specified, the blade angle is 40°.
- Blade thickness3.2 mm
- Blade width45 mm
- Overall length180 mm
- Weight415 g
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