Tool Test Block Planes
Tool test block planes is article about Hand Tools bookmarked by bobby with ID 114682971 was uploaded on 14-03-2019 and has been viewed 204,749 times.
Synopsis: Because a block plane gets so much use, it's important that you get a very good one, one that fits your hand, cuts well, and adjusts easily.Choose wisely and you'll have a trusted friend for life.
Choose poorly, and you'll kick yourself many times over.We gathered 23 of the most popular block planes on the market (both standard- and low-angle models), ranging in price from $30 to $285, and compared their performance and quality head to head, running each one through a gauntlet of common shop tasks.
We'll tell you which ones are the best, and why a low-angle model is really all you need.Low-angle planes tested include: Anant 60-1U, Groz Low-angle, Lie-Nielsen 60-1U2, Lie-Nielsen 102, Rider 60-1U2, Stanley 60-1U2, Stanley Sweet Heart 60-1U2, Veritas DX60, Veritas NX60, Veritas Low-Angle Block Plane, and Wood River...