Shunran Block Plane
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Blacksmith: 3rd generation Tsunesaburo
Blade set at: 41 degree
Blade angle: 28 degree
Type of steel: Blue steel, forge-welded to soft iron
Dai (body) wood: White oak
Dai (body) length: Ranges from 4.75" to 6.5" depending on the width of blade
Block plane is the basic plane used for shaving any small work that may be hard to work with a smoothing plane. The blackmith for the Shunran series is 3rd generation Tsunesaburo who is a plane maker in Miki City, Hyogo prefecture. The blade is stamped with the character "Shunran" which translates to spring orchid.
The chipbreaker which is the second blade that comes with the plane, breaks the wood fibers immediately after they are cut and reduce tears.
*Almost all traditional planes require several adjustment before use because the plane makers leaves the plane in an "almost-ready to go" condition on purpose to allow every craftsman to make their preferred adjustments.
This product can potentially expose you to chemicals including lead, nickel and chromium which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warning.ca.gov
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