Japanese Oak Compass Plane - 24mm
Japanese Oak Compass Plane - 24mm
£29.95
inc. vat
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Key Features

  • Features a sole that is convex from toe to heel
  • The ideal tool for hollowing out and shaping chair seats
  • 4mm thick blade features a straight edge
  • In use the plane is pulled towards the user rather than pushed
  • Wooden bodies are less likely to damage the surface of the work
  • Made from Japanese white oak, a hard, straight grained wood
  • Set the blade by tapping with a small hammer or mallet
  • Made in Japan

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Product Details

Featuring a sole that is convex from toe to heel, this compass plane is the ideal tool for hollowing out and shaping chair seats, bowls and other similar forms. The 4mm thick blade features a straight edge and is mounted in the white oak plane body without a chip breaker. Despite this it gives a perfect chatter free cut.

The basic design of the Japanese plane has altered very little throughout the centuries and it is easy to see why. A simple concept of a sharp iron blade held in a wooden body works very effectively. This assembly is pulled towards the user rather than pushed and because of this, the plane is more accurate and less fatiguing to use. The wooden bodies are less likely to mark or damage the surface of the work that metal bodied planes and when required, are much easier to flatten. These planes all feature bodies made from Japanese white oak, a hard, straight grained wood favoured for use in woodworking tools. Tapping the blade on top with a hammer or mallet allows you to set the depth of cut. To release the blade from the body, strike the back of the plane body.
Featuring a sole that is convex from toe to heel, this compass plane is the ideal tool for hollowing out and shaping chair seats, bowls and other similar forms. The 4mm thick blade features a straight edge and is mounted in the white oak plane body without a chip breaker. Despite this it gives a perfect chatter free cut.

The basic design of the Japanese plane has altered very little throughout the centuries and it is easy to see why. A simple concept of a sharp iron blade held in a wooden body works very effectively. This assembly is pulled towards the user rather than pushed and because of this, the plane is more accurate and less fatiguing to use. The wooden bodies are less likely to mark or damage the surface of the work that metal bodied planes and when required, are much easier to flatten. These planes all feature bodies made from Japanese white oak, a hard, straight grained wood favoured for use in woodworking tools. Tapping the blade on top with a hammer or mallet allows you to set the depth of cut. To release the blade from the body, strike the back of the plane body.

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Specifications

Blade width 24mm
Brand Rutlands
Country of Origin Japan

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Japanese Oak Compass Plane - 24mm

Rutlands
Part No. JP1433
£29.95 inc. vat

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