Specialty Gidgee Smoothing Plane
This stunning gidgee smoothing Plane has very rare grain and is hard to come by with its dark stripes.
It has a blade pitch of 60 degrees to prevent tear out on hard, cranky timbers. Alternatively reverse the blade to create a 90 degrees cabinet scraper. It produces the finest shavings for the ultimate finish, with no sandpaper required. The Handle allows the plane to be pushed or pulled and is removable on a taper.
The plane is 210mm long x 67mm wide x 38mm high. Weighs 0.9Kg and has a High Speed Steel (HSS) blade hardened to Rc 62.
Used for final smoothing of any timber surface which has been dressed by a planer, thicknesser or Jack Plane. Used correctly this plane will smooth any difficult timber surface leaving little or no sanding. A cabinet makers work horse.
It has a small visual defect as seen on the back of the plane which won't affect the life or function of the plane. We have reduced the price accordingly to reflect this.