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Our custom jointer plane has a body made of fully stress-relieved ductile cast iron. The sole is machined flat and square to the sides and has extra-large side wings for stable shooting. The plane has a Norris-style combined feed and lateral adjustment mechanism for easy and accurate blade setting. Two set screws register the blade in the throat. The movable toe plate allows quick mouth adjustments – loosening the front knob lets you close the mouth to a narrow slit for fine shavings and minimum tear-out or open it for heavier cuts. A stop screw in the throat retains mouth settings and prevents accidental contact with the blade. The cap iron registers on and attaches to a low-profile blade carrier attached to the blade, which allows you to easily restore the cap iron to the same position after removal for blade sharpening. Two tapped holes in either side allow the mounting of an optional fence, available separately. Patented. Made in Canada.

Measuring 22" long and 3" wide and weighing 8 lb 9 oz, this plane provides the mass and accuracy needed for jointing. Its size also makes it useful for preliminary levelling of surfaces on wide boards. It uses a 2-3/8" wide blade.

For users who wish to get started quickly, we offer a standard configuration. For the #7 plane, the recommendation is a 45 frog, PM-V11 blade, wide knob and Veritas medium tote.

The PM-V11 blade has a lapped face and is ground with a bevel that requires only final honing to 30 before use. Hardened to (Rc61-63), it has a fine, consistent grain structure that provides significantly greater resistance to damage from both impact and wear than O1 steel, yet the edge can be quickly restored using water stones or other common sharpening methods.

The 45 frog offers a cutting angle that is suitable for most work. Also known as common pitch, it is the most frequently used bed angle for bevel-down planes.

All knobs and totes are made using domestic torrefied maple – wood treated with a heating process that changes the structure of the wood at the cellular level, stabilizing it against the swelling and shrinkage caused by humidity changes.

The wide knob has a relatively flat profile, standing two inches tall overall with a 2" diameter. This provides a large bearing surface for your palm, which improves comfort if you need to press down on the toe of the plane. It also gives your fingers more purchase when lifting the plane at the end of a stroke, helpful for long or heavy planes.

The standard Veritas tote is the one currently used on our line of bevel-up planes. It is a relatively vertical handle, designed to allow a comfortable grip that keeps your forearm closer to parallel with the plane's sole. This allows you to bring more forward force to bear because it encourages you to push with the heel of your hand rather than the web of your thumb. The medium size is comfortable in most hands between 3-1/8" and 3-7/8" wide at the palm.

If you want a different selection of components for your plane, you can create your own fully customized plane with our online plane builder.

Accessories, optional components, and additional blades for these planes can be found here.
#7 Jointer Plane Standard Configuration $429.00 Add to cartOnline: AvailableNo store selected - Click to select "My Store"
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