Traditionally used for heavy roughing cuts, the Scrub Plane is excellent for this purpose and also practical for shaping irregular objects, producing an interesting finished surface, or for jobs like backing out a length of molding to fit an irregular wall. The No. 40.1/2 is supplied with cast ductile iron body, bronze lever cap and frog and cherry handles. 260mm(10.1/4") long body, the blade is 38mm(1.1/2") wide x 4.8mm(3/16") thick with a 75mm(3") radius on the cutting edge. Weight: 1.33kg(2.9lbs).
10 January 2016
Does whats its designed forI know there aren't many out there who like to prepare rough stock by hand but if you have a masochistic streak like me this is the tool for the job. removes large pieces of stock quite nicely when flattening boards making the job suprisingly quick. price a bit hefty for what it is but only to be expected for a lie nielsen.