Japanese Wood Plane UMEBACHI RYUMA with HSS Blade - 50 mm

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€127,45 €154,22 incl. VAT
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29.5.2024

Japanese wood plane from the brand UMEBACHI RYUMA type Hira Kanna (鉋) with a straight blade for general processing, leveling, and smoothing of wood. Japanese laminated double-layer HSS blade of the highest quality with a hardness of up to 67 Rc. The cap facilitates the breaking of shavings and prevents tearing of the fibers. Designed for use by pulling towards oneself. Made in Japan.

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High-quality Japanese Hira Kanna plane with a top-grade HSS blade for general carpentry work. Kanna planes have a very simple design. The blade is made from high-quality Japanese laminated two-layer steel and needs to be fitted into the plane body with a hammer tap before first use, which also allows you to adjust the size of the shaving being removed. If you want to thin the shaving, just hit the body of the plane. The thickness of the shaving and the smoothness of the surface depend on personal adjustment of the iron. Ideally, the blade should protrude 0.05 to 0.2 mm from the body of the plane.

Japanese planes, like Japanese saws, are traditionally used by pulling towards oneself. One hand should guide the plane and the other gently push the plane to the material.

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Plane Features

✅ Type Hira Kanna - for general carpentry work
✅ Japanese HSS blade of the highest quality - hardness up to 67 Rc
✅ Designed for use by pulling towards oneself
✅ A chipbreaker makes it easier to break off shavings and prevents tearing out of fibres
✅ Simple and effective design
✅ Made of white oak
✅ Made in Japan

How to Use a Japanese Plane

japonsky_hoblik_informaceHold the Kanna with both hands - one hand holds the rear part of the plane with the iron and the other forms an L between the index finger and thumb, which holds the part of the plane facing the user. With the movement of your body weight, pull the Kanna towards you in smooth, extended motions. There is no need to exert excessive force; the plane must operate smoothly.

How to Adjust the Blade of a Japanese Plane

japonsky_hoblik_informaceWhen fitting the blade, lightly tap the top part of the iron with a hammer. The blade should protrude approximately 0.05 to 0.2 mm. When removing the blade, lightly tap with a hammer on the upper corners of the plane body. If the right or left side of the blade protrudes too much, lightly tap on the same side as the protruding blade.

What to Watch Out For

japonsky_hoblik_informaceAlthough the Japanese plane is not a demanding tool, for proper function keep in mind that you must plane in the direction of the wood grain and the blade must not protrude too much. Otherwise, the Japanese plane will not function well. The Japanese plane must be adjusted before use according to personal preferences.

Additional parameters

Category: Large
Blade width: 50 mm
Width: 65 mm
Height: 215 mm
Depth: 50 mm
Weight: 520 g
Material: HSS steel
Made in: Japan
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