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Shunran Spoon Bottom Plane
Shunran Spoon Bottom Plane

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Product Code: HD-TS-226-MULTI

Shunran Spoon Bottom Plane:


Shihou-zori kanna (Spoon bottom plane) is used to round the insides of large wooden bowls or curved surfaces such as chair seats. The blackmith for the Shunran series is 3rd generation Tsunesaburo who is a plane maker in Miki City, Hyogo prefecture. The blade is stamped with the character "Shunran" which translates to spring orchid.

The chipbreaker which is the second blade that comes with the plane, breaks the wood fibers immediately after they are cut and reduce tears.

*Almost all traditional planes require several adjustment before use because the plane makers leaves the plane in an "almost-ready to go" condition on purpose to allow every craftsman to make their preferred adjustments.

Blacksmith: 3rd generation Tsunesaburo

Blade set at: 41 degree

Blade angle: 28 degree
Type of steel: Blue steel, forge-welded to soft iron

Dai (body) wood: White oak

Dai (body) length: Range from 5.5" to 5 7/8" depending on the width of the blade

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