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HNT Gordon & Co. Classic Planemakers Australia

A55 Trying Plane

$460.00 AUD
Blade Type

 NOTE: Currently out of stock. Feel free to place your order and they will be approx a 1 month wait from the 10/07/19.

This Trying Plane (alternatively known as a jointer or jointing plane) has an adjustable blade set at 55 degrees - which excels on hard, cranky woods. Alternative use as a 85 degree cabinet scraper by reversing the blade. Used for smoothing long surfaces, and jointing long boards.

This Gidgee A55 trying plane is 460mm long x 67mm wide x 41mm high. Weighs 1.9Kg and has the option of a 50mm wide x 6mm thick x 101mm long Tool Steel (TS) blade hardened to Rc 62-64 or a High Speed Steel (HSS) blade hardened to Rc 62. The HSS is ideal if you plan to reverse the plane to bevel up and use it as a scraper on hard timber.   

For adjustment there is a fine thread screw with lateral movement (10th of a turn gives meaningful change in depth). The mouth is protected by a brass rub plate. Knob and tote handle superbly shaped by Ross Burgess.

Works very well when used on a shooting board.  A cabinet makers work horse.

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07/05/2019
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I recommend this product

Planing difficult grain or just plain pine

Awesome!!! Bringing koy through difficult timbers