Body cast from fine ductile iron, manganese bronze frog mounted in the famous Bedrock style, and polished cherry wood handles. Fitted with an A2 cryogenically treated 3mm(1/8") thick 50mm(2") wide blade, 355mm(14") long, weighing in at 2.5kg(5 1/2lbs).
13 August 2013
Planely FantasticYes it's expensive but worth every penny without question! I hand plane a lot, mostly tropical hardwoods and have well fettled old planes but the Lie Nielsen is a cut above, no blade chatter and feels smooth and precise.