Snipe Bill Planes
NOTE: Gidgee snipe bill planes are currently out of stock. Please feel free to place your order and we will ship your planes in January when they are back in stock. We do have some specialty timbers available now - please email us if you would like to place an order for a specialty pair.
Your Snipe Bill planes are designed to make it easy to start planing with rebate planes or Hollows and Rounds when making mouldings. They are also used to form quirks or clean up after a moulding has been worked with hollows and rounds.
The left hand plane refers to the plane that has the pointy brass edge on the left side when the plane is pointing away from the user. This is the same for the right hand plane.
They are 225mm long with a 3/16" thick x 1/2" wide Tools Steel blade hardened to Rc 62-62 and bedded at 60 degrees. The sole is a concave 1/2" radius, 90 degree segment on the left or right hand side of the plane. Boxed in brass to minimise wear.
Sold as a pair or singularly as left or right planes.
Weighs 0.6kg for a single one or 1.2kg as a pair.
These snipe bill planes are now stocked in the US via Lie Nielsen Toolworks -
Snipe bill planes
I brought a pair of snipe bill planes from HNT, and they work perfectly, they have been beautifully made and feel great in the hand.
Happy Customer in USA
Superb fit and finish. Fast delivery with great tracking; took about 1 week to the Philadelphia area. These Snipe Bill Planes are a pleasure to use. I think Side rabbets with dovetail fence are next!
It's Great to use all your planes . I've told you before......
Snipe bill planes.
Very well made. Delivery fast and tracking excellent. Does exactly what I wanted. pleasure to use.