O1 1-5/8" Block Plane Blade with 5/8" Wide Slot
Ships on April 7, 2017
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Handmade and 17% thicker than standard blades, allowing closer throat-opening settings, finer shavings, and reduced chatter. High-carbon (.95%) tool steel and hardened to Rc62, they hold a...
- Block plane blades are 4-1/2" long
- 3/32" thick
- High-carbon (.95%) tool steel
- Hardened to Rc62
An upgrade worth the money.
I honed the blade and put it in my Stanley block plane. After using it on maple I immediately noticed the difference the blade made in my shavings. In comparison to my stock blade, the Hock stayed sharp. I think the steel thickness and being A-2 is an upgrade even a novice, like myself, will notice.