Tachibana Goro 70mm Ebony Slide Dai Smoothing Plane
This Oak bodied hira-kanna or large smoothing plane is approximately 11-3/8" x 3-1/2" x 1-3/8" and designed to handle a multitude of tasks with ease. The plane’s blade is No. 1 Blue Steel, which has excellent edge formation that allows it to be rendered exquisitely sharp and to stay...
Master Blacksmith Takeo Nakano was born in 1941 and has been a blacksmith nearly all his life, living and working in the Niigata prefecture in Japan. He prefers to work (as many traditional master blackmiths do) relying on experience and feel as opposed to following a recipe for heating and tempering various steels. It is this innate sense gained from many hours of perfecting his craft that sets his blades apart from the ordinary.