A low-angle smooth plane has three key uses. With a diagonal stoke, partly across and partly along the grain. Its generous side wings are ideal for shooting miters.
Its 37° cutting angle minimizes fiber tearing and makes it well suited for end-grain work. With a 12° bed angle, this is a bevel-up plane, like a low-angle block plane. Cut angles can be optimized by altering the bevel, or by switching to a blade with another bevel.
The ductile cast iron body is 10" x 2-1/2", fitted with a large bubinga front knob and rear handle. It has an adjustable mouth with a unique stop-screw and a combined feed and lateral adjustment knob for blade setting. Overall weight is just over 3-1/2 lb.
It includes a lapped 25° blade, 2" wide by 1/8" thick, made in your choice of A2, O1 or PM-V11™ tool steel. Lapped 38° and 50° blades are available, as well as a toothed A2 blade for working difficult grains.
Patented. Made in Canada.