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A great introduction to the world of Japanese carpenter’s planes, with a hard wearing and easy to sharpen laminated SK steel blade, set within a Japanese White Oak block (dai).
As with most Japanese tools, the cutting is down with a pull stroke, pulling towards you, not pushing away.
Setting up Kana (Japanese planes) is a bit of a knack - have a look here for detailed information http://youtu.be/QQytHrqMsug (Sumokun’s YouTube channel is not affiliated to, or sponsored by, Niwaki in anyway - he’s just keen to help!)
- 55mm shaving width (sun-roku)
- made in Sanjo, Japan
- Japanese White Oak dai