The Axminster Rider No. 9-1/2 Standard Block Plane is a high-quality woodworking tool designed for precision and control. The plane features a ductile iron casting that is strong and durable, with a weight of just 2lb (950g). It has an adjustable mouth that allows you to switch between fine and coarser work, as well as a micro-adjustable depth of cut that gives you complete control over your cuts.
The blade of the plane is seated at an angle of 20°, with the bevel uppermost, giving an ideal cutting angle of 45°. This makes it ideal for a wide range of planing jobs. The sole of the plane is 155mm (6-1/8") long and 41mm (1.5/8") wide and is ground flat to ± 0.04mm (0.0016"). This ensures accuracy and consistency with each cut.
The blade of the plane is made of high-carbon spring steel that is oil quenched, hardened, and tempered to a Rockwell hardness of 63. This makes the blade strong and durable and ensures a sharp edge for many cuts to come. The blade is honed to 3mm thick, giving you a precise and controlled cut.
In conclusion, the Axminster Rider No. 9-1/2 Standard Block Plane is a well-made and versatile tool that is ideal for a wide range of woodworking projects. Its adjustable mouth, micro-adjustable depth of cut, and honed blade make it a must-have tool for any woodworker looking for precision and control in their work.
Made by Axminster tools in the United Kingdom.
- Net weight: 950 grams
- Plane Blade Type: O1
- Plane Blade Width: 41 mm (1.5/8")
- Plane Sole Length: 155 mm
- Plane Type: No.9-1/2 Block Plane