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WoodRiver Side Rabbet Plane

Item #151239
$74.99
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4.5

(6 reviews)

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Product Information:

Wood River Planes and Spokeshaves are produced to the highest standards from only the finest materials like precision machined ductile cast iron for bodies, A2 steel for blades and genuine Bubinga for handles, totes and knobs. Our promise to you is a quality tool that will provide many years of service and enjoyment. Early side rabbet planes such as Stanley’s 98/99 were available in right and left hand versions. Combination planes like the like the Preston 1369 and Record 2506/2506S offered the convenience of two blades into a single plane. The WoodRiver Side Rabbet Plane takes it’s linage from the 2506S and incorporates two manually adjusted blades and an adjustable depth stop. This handy tool is perfect for cleaning up rebates and grooves, ensuring a proper fit. The plane’s precisely machined body is manufactured from 40cr tool steel with a reversible, adjustable depth stop and features T10 steel blades hardened to RC59-63.The front of the plane is easily removable for conversion to a bull nose configuration for corners and stop dados.


  • 40cr Tool Steel Precisely Machined Body

  • T10 Steel Blades Hardened to RC59-63

  • Removable Nose Permits Conversion to a Bull Nose

  • Configuration

  • Reversible, Adjustable Depth Stop

  • California Residents: Click here for Proposition 65 information.

     
     

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    4.3

    (based on 6 reviews)

    83%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Effective (6)
    • Well built / quality (3)

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small projects (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid do-it-yourselfer (4)
    • Primary Use:
    • Personal (5)

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    5.0

    Great out of the box!

    By  Bill

    from York, PA

    About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Cuts Some
    • Easy to adjust
    • Quick Setup
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gifts
    • Precision Fitting
    • Small Projects

    Comments about WoodRiver Side Rabbet Plane :

    Took it out of the box, disassembled and cleaned off the preservative, touched the blades to a stone, sprayed some T9 on it, and had it reassembled within 20 minutes. Adjusted the blade forward by tapping on the front and backward by tapping on the backside after just loosening the screw. Adjusted the fence to a 1/4 inch and put it to some walnut. The plane cut a clean rabbet with the grain. The cross-grain rabbet cleaned up perfectly with one light pass of my #92 shoulder plane. The sides come to a point so that they will fit tight into the corner of the rabbet. That made the opposite side a little uncomfortable but I quickly learned to adjust my grip. This little guy will come in handy for tuning in drawer bottoms!

    • Primary Use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Nice rabbet plane for the price.

    By  Woodhog

    from Toledo

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Strong
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

    Best Uses

    Comments about WoodRiver Side Rabbet Plane :

    This rabbet plane's double sided body is machined accurately. For comfort simply slit a rubber hose and place it over the exposed edge to protect your hand. A flexible style rubber work grip glove works great and you won't drop it or tire your hands. I have not. The blades a shorter than I would like them to be. Buy it, try it and be happy you bought it.

    • Primary Use:
    • Personal
     
    5.0

    Good plane

    By  Boxmaker

    from Maine

    About Me Professional

    Pros

    • Easy to set up
    • Simple to use
    • Strong
    • Versatile
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dados
    • Rebate

    Comments about WoodRiver Side Rabbet Plane :

    Really great and versatile plane. Makes a difficult task super easy, as well using the tool is super easy as well. Anyone who cuts dados or rebates, especially withhand tools, needs one of these planes.

    • Primary Use:
    • Business
     
    4.0

    VERY Good Plane!

    By  builder1948

    from Alberta, Canada

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Strong
    • Sturdy case
    • Works Effectively

    Cons

    Best Uses

    Comments about WoodRiver Side Rabbet Plane :

    I LOVE this little plane! It is very good at what it is intended for and, compared to expensive planes of the same type, it can do the job just as well. You can't beat the price considering what it would cost at Lie - Nielsen, so one cannot go wrong buying this baby. In response to the "casual" woodworker who wrote in and did not like this plane because there was no instruction, I must gently suggest to him that, with more experience, he will know how to use the plane. This is a specialized plane which means that anyone buying it will already know from practical experience on how to use it. Good luck to him and if he stays with woodworking he will know what I mean.

    • Primary Use:
    • Personal
     
    3.0

    Groovy with caution

    By  Wood Menhune

    from Honolulu, HI

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Works Effectively

    Cons

    • Quality control

    Best Uses

    • Home Repair
    • Small Projects

    Comments about WoodRiver Side Rabbet Plane :

    I use it to clean up the sides of grooves and widen it if its just a tad too narrow. Works really nicely after a long session flattening the back of the blade and sharpening the bevel. Blade came roughly machined. Blade is also difficult to adjust the depth of cut. Best way I've found is to set it too deep, set the hold down so the blade will move with some effort, and then tap the back so it pulls the blade back. Somewhat like backing out the blade on a Japanese plane. Also the screw holding the nose on the plane came sheared off. The guys at WC used a thin needle nose pliers to get it off. m4 x 20 screw worked perfectly. So quality control is not as good on this plane as the V3 bench planes and the blade is difficult to adjust. But once sharpened and adjusted it works great. Made a table with miter slots for my drill press. This tool trimmed the slots so my miters slide with no play. Not sure if I could get it that accurate with any other tool. So I love what it does but I recommend this plane if you are skilled at sharpening and setting up planes.

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    • Personal
     
    4.0

    Woodriver Side Rabbet plane

    By  woodychips55

    from New Jersey

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Works Effectively

    Cons

    Best Uses

    • Small Projects

    Comments about WoodRiver Side Rabbet Plane :

    Nice plane at a reasonable price. Obviously if you were to pay the premium prices demanded by other manufacturers you would get better quality but I doubt it would be 4 times better as the others are 4 times dearer. I am satified with this plane and I may consider more Woodriver products in the future.

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    • Personal

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