HNT Gordon & Co. Classic Planemakers Australia
Specialty Brazilian Rose Wood Palm Smoothing Plane
This Brazilian rose wood palm smoothing plane is extremely dark and dense which makes a great plane. This is the densest we have worked with. A very difficult timber to come by.
It has a higher blade angle (of 60 degrees) to deal with reversing grain. You can also reverse the blade to use it as a 90 degree cabinet scraper on hard wood. Used for final Smoothing or trimming of any small timber surface. Perfect for making small boxes out of decorative solid timber or veneers.
This gidgee palm smoothing plane is 125mm long x 38mm wide x 25mm high. Weighs 250grams and has a 30mm wide x 3mm thick x 65mm long HSS 18% Tungsten blade hardened to Rc 62.