No 4 Smoothing Plane
No 4 Smoothing Plane
No 4 Smoothing Plane
No 4 Smoothing Plane
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No 4 Smoothing Plane

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With a shorter sole, this smoothing plane is designed for general smoothing, finishing and trimming work, following any slight contours in the workpiece and reaching parts a larger plane may have missed.
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No 4 Smoothing Plane
Regular price £180.00
Regular price £0.00Sale price £180.00
KEY FEATURES
  • 3 Year Warranty
  • Shorter sole follows the slightest contours, ideal for final finishing
  • Lateral adjustment lever ensures the blade sits square to the mouth opening
  • Bedrock design allows the frog to be adjusted without removing the irons
  • Precision machined ductile iron castings ensure the sole is flat and square to the sides
  • T10 carbon steel blade, hardened for maximum edge retention
FULL DESCRIPTION
Bench Planes
Manufactured to British Standards, Rutlands® hand planes are recommended by discerning cabinetmakers and carpentry instructors for their superb construction, finish and performance. Using world leading manufacturing techniques, each precision ground plane represents a serious alternative to the premium brands produced in North America. The planes use the reliable bedrock design that gives maximum stability and support for the cutting iron during use as the frog extends all the way to the sole to provide support at its cutting edge. The renowned design has a screw mechanism that allows the frog to be adjusted without removing the blade or lever cap, easily allowing the blade to be adjusted relative to the sole to adjust the mouth opening. It can be made narrow for fine shavings or opened for coarse material.

No 4 Smoothing Plane
A smoothing plane is designed for general smoothing, finishing and trimming work. With a shorter sole, it can effortlessly create a smooth surface by following any slight contours in the workpiece and reaching parts a larger plane may have missed. The plane features a lateral adjustment lever that is used to ensure the blade sits square to the mouth opening. The blade can also be adjusted vertically using a knurled brass knob to change the depth of cut. The plane has an overall length of 250mm, is 62mm wide and weighs 2.17kg.

Materials & Manufacturing
The plane body features a heavy, stress relieved ductile iron casting which is precision machined to ensure the sole is flat and square to the sides. The plane is fitted with a T10 high carbon steel tool blade which can take a keen edge, and that has been hardened to RC60-64 for maximum edge retention. A thick stainless steel cap iron and a chipbreaker supports the blade against the full length frog for less chatter and tearout. The front knob and handle are made from solid bubinga wood which provides a firm and comfortable grip. ©
SPECIFICATIONS
  • BrandRutlands®
  • Product CodeR1705
  • Plane Length250mm
  • Plane Width62mm
  • Blade Thickness3mm
  • Blade Width50mm
  • Weight2.17kg
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REVIEWS

Customer Reviews

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Neil
Requires a little tlc, then excellent

Needed some work out of the box, but works beautifully. Very solid.

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Gavin W.
Received this plane and the quality of the enginee...

Received this plane and the quality of the engineering is quite good. Plane was flat, thick blade with limited chatter, a nice piece of kit. Except the front and back handles are a different timber and a different finish. Rutlands say all these planes they supply are now the same and can't sent a replacement handle to match which is quite disappointing.

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Ian L.
Very good quality Plane, almost ready to go from o...

Very good quality Plane, almost ready to go from out of the box. Blade needed a slight touch up. The faces are flat and square to 0.02mm. Fast delivery to Australia only took 5 days.

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Ben F.
Wonderful tool...

Wonderful tool. great engineering, nicely finished all round. took very little setting up out of the box.this comes supplied with a cute wee plywood box which is nice.performs very well as a smoothing plane. I promise you won't regret buying this plane

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Anthony P.
Good quality plane at a reasonable price, delivere...

Good quality plane at a reasonable price, delivered promptly. Only required a quick sharpen and now cutting beautifully

No 4 Smoothing Plane

No 4 Smoothing Plane