Description

A cap iron serves to stiffen a plane blade, helping to damp vibration and reduce the potential for blade chatter.

Made of corrosion-resistant A2 steel, our 1/8" thick cap irons are paired with our A2, O1 or PM-V11 blades. The leading edge of the cap iron is machined with a relief angle to ensure it always contacts the face of the blade, so no gap can form.

Our bench plane blades are 0.100" thick, 25% thicker than the industry standard of 0.080". Increased thickness reduces chatter. All are 7" long with a 30° bevel.

Made in Canada.

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