*Oi-masame is our recommendation. Please let us know if you would like Masame.
We can accomodate any bedding angles for a Hira-ganna/smoothing plane. If it's steeper than 40 degrees, an additional charge will be required. Please ask for details.
It's 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 - UKI 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↓