Tsuruginomai 65mm Kanna (Plane) with Chipbreaker in Paulownia Box – Syuji Ohgata
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Master Blacksmith Mr. Syuji Ohgata crafted these planes by hand, using the skills he learned as an apprentice under Master Blacksmith Kengo Usui (a fourth generation plane blade blacksmith). Mr....
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We have purchased all of Mr. Ohgata’s remaining stock of planes – all that will be available now that he is retired.
Mr. Ohgata has named his plane styles and has given each a “behind the name” story. Koshinohana 越乃華 means generally more than imagination. Mr. Ohgata’s hopes the plane’s user will demonstrate the highest capability/craftsmanship.
- Smoothing Plane is 11-3/8" long and 3-3/8" wide
- Dai (plane body) is made from Japanese White Oak
- Blade is made from super blue steel the best steel in Japan
- Blade is set at 40° angle
- Adjustable Ebony sliding dovetail key
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The Japanese Kanna or smoothing plane is a pull-style tool with a heavy-duty blade designed for efficiency and using the body to control and operate it.