Phone: 510.409.0217
Mon–Sat: 9AM – 5PM PST
Superior Japanese Hand Tools for Woodworking, Kitchen, Gardening and Grooming


Available Options


-White Steel #1

-Oi-masame White Oak Dai / Block*

-Several options available (see above)

*Oi-masame is our recommendation. Please let us know if you would like Masame.

We can accommodate any bedding angles for a Hira-ganna / smoothing plane. If it's steeper than 40 degrees, an additional charge will be required. Please contact us for details.

This is a reliable plane for those who are looking for a less expensive but good quality White Steel #1 plane.



  • July 8, 2014 by Ben Jermy - UK
    I bought this plane as a general purpose, do all plane mainly targeting softwoods and the easier to work European hardwoods (tulip, cherry etc). This blade was ordered with a dai angle of 39deg. However, the performance of the plane is exceptional on ALL hardwoods that I have tried. As a real unfair test I even planed European Oak AGAINST the grain. Amazingly it still managed to deal with this no ... read more