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Veritas Low Angle Block Plane


Veritas Low Angle Block Plane
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Veritas Low Angle Block Plane
Highland Item # 478206

Price : $186.00
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Detailed Description

Veritas Low Angle Block Plane

This Low Angle block plane is a pleasure to use. With its 12° bed angle, it excels at end-grain work.

The tall side wings work well when shooting, and the comfortably shaped finger grips on the sides improve control. The combined blade advance and lateral adjust is the most sensitive, accurate adjustment mechanism available. Two guide screws prevent blade shifting. The ductile cast iron body can take hard knocks, and the adjustable nosepiece does not extend past the body, so it cannot be driven into the blade if you drop the plane. The plane is machined to exacting standards, the milled sides and sole surface ground to a fine finish.

Equipped with a chatterfree 25° blade in exceptional PM-V11 tool steel. For working difficult wood, lapped 38° and 50° bevel blades are available separately.

Made in Canada.

Specifications
  • Ductile Cast Iron Body
  • 6-3/8" long x 2" wide
  • 16 ounces
  • Norris-type adjuster mechanism
  • Brass knobs
  • 12° bed angle
  • 1-5/8" wide x 1/8" thick blade with 25° bevel
  • PM-V11 blade
PM-V11 Steel

All of the Veritas bench, block and shoulder planes that we stock have PM-V11 steel blades. Veritas conducted extensive testing and determined that PM-V11 offers the best balance of hardness, edge retention and ease of sharpening in tool steels. It hones to a very fine edge and can easily be sharpened with commonly available sharpening abrasives.

From Veritas

PM-V11 is a powdered metal (PM) alloy. To form a PM alloy, constituent metals are melted and mixed together, then atomized, creating very small particles that cool and harden, forming a powder. This powder is screened to ensure consistent particle size, and then heated under pressure to form a billet. The billet is then rolled to the required thickness, ready to process as a conventionally smelted steel would be. The PM process yields a steel with a very fine grain structure that is uniform throughout.

Product Warnings

WARNING FOR RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA!

This product may expose you to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Please read our Proposition 65 warning.
For more information, see www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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