Tsunesaburo are a traditional plane maker in Miki, a city in Hyogo Prefecture renowned for its carpentry tools. This plane has a blade of Blue Paper Steel laminated to a soft steel.
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!)
- Aogami #1 Blue Paper Steel
- 60mm blade
- 275 x 77 x 38mm oak dai
Niwaki Tip: Keep the wooden block (dai) in stable humidity. Sharpen with Shapton Stones.