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Editor's Review: Tool Test: Block Planes

by Mario Rodriguez

review date: July 26, 2012

Nicely balanced with integral handgrips; process of installing the blade and getting it set up was tedious but once set, adjustments were smooth; overall quality is excellent; light weight makes it difficult to push along wider work surfaces; short blade can be difficult to sharpen; sole was flat.

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Editor Test Results:

Sole Flatness N/A

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Blum Tools
Manufacturer's Web Site http://www.blumtool.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number
Adjustable Mouth Yes
Blade Size 3/64-in. thick by 1-1/2-in. wide
Materials Handle: Rosewood and Jatoba; Blade: A2

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