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Craftsman  Block Plane, 1-5/8 - 6-5/8 in.

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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions and Capacity:
Overall Dimensions: 6.625 in. L x 1.625 in. W
Product Overview:
Item Weight (lbs.): 1.6
Plane Style: Block plane
Type: Planer
Blade:
Blade Material: Hardened steel

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Product Description

Block plane with a grey cast iron base with bottoms machined smooth and true. Durable epoxy coating for long lasting protection. Cutter is adjusted for thickness and evenness of shavings by loosening the clamping wheel and manually adjusting cutter as required. Cast in finger rest at front of plane for comfort during use.

  • Hardened and tempered tool steel cutter for cutting edge durability.
  • Cutter rests at a 21 degree angle, ideal for cross grain planing
  • Features machined sides

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    • Available for Gift Wrap

    Added on July 17, 2010

     

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    7 Reviews Write a review
    4 Reviewers (57.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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    Praise2 found this helpful
    sp-train-77
    Mar 28 , 2011
    Basic block plane

    This is another version of the basic block plane that has been in use for decades. This plane lacks adjustments for the cutting blade and for the sole which would allow the user to tune how the plane performs in specific projects. Still, this plane is very reasonably priced and offers the wood crafter a well-built solid tool for smoothing the ends of cut boards ("blocking"). Contemprary coatings give us a finish that will last for decades (many older block planes have lost much of their finish).

    "sacramento" Bruce Conklin

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    sjkeep
    Apr 10 , 2013
    Not So Much
    I found it difficult to get a correct alignment of the blade. When I tightened the wheel, the blade would shift just enough that my cut was only coming from the right side of the blade (about 1/3). I could not hold the blade in place sufficiently to keep this from happening. The depth of cut is also hard to control, but the unevenness of the cut is what frustrates me about this plane. Spend the extra money to have more fine adjustment. If you do get this, set aside plenty of time to hone it in. The bottom of mine was not smooth or flat.
     

    CURT2

    Jamaica, NY

    Jan 28 , 2014
    via sears.com
    Overall
    ok

    I would recommend this product to a friend.

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    sjkeep

    Lewiston, ID

    Apr 10 , 2013
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    Not So Much

    I found it difficult to get a correct alignment of the blade. When I tightened the wheel, the blade would shift just enough that my cut was only coming from the right side of the blade (about 1/3). I could not hold the blade in place sufficiently to keep this from happening. The depth of cut is also hard to control, but the unevenness of the cut is what frustrates me about this plane. Spend the extra money to have more fine adjustment. If you do get this, set aside plenty of time to hone it in. The bottom of mine was not smooth or flat.


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    Weldersdoitright

    Carteret, NJ

    Feb 11 , 2012
    via sears.com
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    The Craftsman Block Plane......

    I bought this for my son. He is currently attending Vocational School for Carpentry and he does little projects in the basement......He loves it! It's one of the best Craftman tools I have ever bought him!


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    pappy1

    Hannibal, MO

    Jan 23 , 2012
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    Handy and very effective

    This little giant is very effective and effecient to trim edges of drawers etc. Works well and is easy on the hand.   Good tool.  

    I would recommend this product to a friend.

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    sp-train-77

    Rancho Cordova, CA

    Mar 28 , 2011
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    Basic block plane

    This is another version of the basic block plane that has been in use for decades. This plane lacks adjustments for the cutting blade and for the sole which would allow the user to tune how the plane performs in specific projects. Still, this plane is very reasonably priced and offers the wood crafter a well-built solid tool for smoothing the ends of cut boards ("blocking"). Contemprary coatings give us a finish that will last for decades (many older block planes have lost much of their finish).

    "sacramento" Bruce Conklin


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    randy-mary

    Norris City, IL

    Oct 26 , 2009
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    easy to use and clean working.

    I would recommend this product to a friend.

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    Anonymous

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    Jun 23 , 2007
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    4 stars

    I would recommend this product to a friend.

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