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#5-1/2 Bench Hand Plane - Jack Plane - V3

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WoodRiver

#5-1/2 Bench Hand Plane - Jack Plane - V3

Item #158002 Model 158002W
Regular price $269.99
Sale price $269.99 Regular price $269.99

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The WoodRiver® V3 No. 5-1/2 Bench Hand Plane is a jack plane slightly larger and heavier than the No. 5—ideal when you need more heft to get. . . View More Details

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The WoodRiver® V3 No. 5-1/2 Bench Hand Plane is a jack plane slightly larger and heavier than the No. 5—ideal when you need more heft to get through challenging grain or more blade width for edge planing thick lumber. Generally considered an all-purpose plane, the No. 5-1/2 can perform many of the smoothing tasks of smaller planes and jointing tasks of larger planes. Additional features include soles and sides that are machined flat and square, lightly finished hardwood handles, and minimal tune-up required before use.

V3: Like our previous WoodRiver® Bench Hand Planes, our version 3 is based on the reliable Bedrock design and features heavy, stress-relieved ductile iron castings, fully machined adjustable frogs, and high carbon steel blades, but we took the opportunity between manufacturing runs to do a critical review and make a few improvements. We've changed the shape of the rear tote and increased the diameter of the blade adjustment wheel to make advancing the blade a bit easier. We improved the lateral adjustment lever and added a traditional style bearing for better control of the blade. We've made numerous changes to the castings that result in better "feedback" and a solid feel to the user. Working closely with our manufacturer, we've continued to improve the machining, finish, and functionality yielding hand planes that are meant to be used and offer extraordinary value.

Features:

  • Ideal for flattening, squaring and initial smoothing
  • Modeled after the Bedrocks, Stanley Tool’s very best line
  • Features fine-grained ductile iron castings and fully machined frogs
  • Soles and sides machined flat and square
  • Tools require minimal tune-up prior to use
Specifications:
  • Plane Dimensions (W x L): 2-7/8" x 14-15/16"
  • Blade Width: 2-3/8"
  • Body Material: Stress-relieved ductile iron castings
  • Blade Material: High carbon steel
  • Weight: Just over 7 lbs.
What's Included:
  • (1) WoodRiver #5-1/2 Bench Hand Plane - Jack Plane - Version 3
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