Edge-trimming planes work end grain or give final trimming cuts on jointed boards, for smooth edges exactly 90° to the face. This plane is cast in durable ductile iron for everyday use, and is available in right- and left-hand models.
You may need only one model; the choice is often based on which of your hands is dominant, but neither model is exclusively for left- or right-handed users. They are, in fact, complementary. Having both lets you handle any grain direction, which is handy for working boards with only one true reference face, such as lengths of molding.
They have a 12° bed angle and 30° blade skew. The 1/8" thick, 1 1/4" wide blades in A2, O1 or PM-V11 steel work wood up to 1" wide. Each plane weighs 1 lb 6 oz.
Depth is adjusted with a large thumb wheel and an independent traveller, for fast, accurate setting with no blade skewing. Set screws in the side keep the blade from shifting when it hits a knot. The fence is drilled so you can add blocks or a wooden wedge to cut controlled bevels, as used in boatbuilding.
Sold individually or in pairs (right and left, same type of blade steel).
Made in Canada.