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Veritas Small Shoulder Plane


Veritas Small Shoulder Plane
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Veritas Small Shoulder Plane
Highland Item # 478262

Price : $234.00
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Detailed Description

Veritas Small Shoulder Plane

Designed for an easy grip and to sit nicely in your palm, the Veritas Small Shoulder Plane is easily controlled using one hand.

The lever cap wraps around the rear of the body, shrouding the blade adjustment mechanism so it does not obstruct the grip while acting as a comfortable rest for the palm. The through-hole and textured recesses cast into the side of the body provide grip points for fingers. The plane's adjustable toe lets you restrict the mouth for very fine shavings with minimum tear-out. Set screws along the side let you accurately position the blade so it requires no lateral adjustment when replacing the blade after sharpening.

The plane weighs 1 lb 2 oz and has a 6-1/4" long, 1/2" wide sole. The ductile cast iron body is accurately machined and ground so that the sole and sides are flat and square. The low bed angle of 15° combined with the 25° blade bevel results in a cutting angle of 40° for exceptional end-grain cutting. The lapped blade is 1/8" (0.125") thick and 1/2" wide, and made of PM-V11 tool steel.

Made in Canada.

Specifications
  • Ductile Cast Iron Body
  • 6-1/4" long x 1/2" wide
  • 15° bed angle
  • 1/2" wide x 1/8" thick blade with 25° bevel
  • PM-V11 blade
  • 1lb 2oz
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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