This finely crafted bronze cast block plane, also known as an apron plane, is designed for general purpose smoothing and shaping, paring end grain, cleaning up components by removing thin shavings in order to make a component fit within tight tolerances, chamfering and cleaning up glue lines.
The Luban 103 Bronze Block plane is a compact little unit in a traditional coffin shaped design for snug use with one hand and comes with a low angle blade bedded at 20 degrees.
The Luban brand is manufactured by the Qiangsheng Tool Co., sometimes spelt Quangsheng who are well known for producing high quality tools.
Minimal final honing is required prior to use.
Body material: Cast Bronze
Blade steel: T10
Hardness of blade: 59-63
Cutting width: 32mm
Cutting edge: Honed to 25 degrees
Angle of blade to sole: 20 degrees
Size: 137mm L * 40mm W
Luban hand tools come with a 5 year guarantee to be free of manufacturing defects - a new item will be supplied or the faulty component will be replaced in the event of a manufacturing defect at no charge.