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Qiangsheng Luban has been producing woodworking hand planes of exceptionally high quality since 1997 and has garnered an excellent reputation for producing quality woodworking tools.  The  factory is located within an economic zone on the banks of Hangzhou Bay in China.
Qiangsheng products are marketed worldwide, and are sold in the USA under the Woodriver brand. In other parts of the world, their products are sold under the Qiangsheng, and Luban brands.
In Southern Africa, The products are sold exclusively by Toolcraft under the Luban brand.
The name Luban is taken from a man famous in Chinese history, Lu Ban (507-444BC) who was a Master Carpenter, Cabinetmaker, Builder & Inventor and has been credited with the inventions of the Square, Drill, Plane and Shovel amongst others. His wife was also credited with the invention of the umbrella!
Lu Ban is regarded as the "Father of Chinese Carpentry"
All Luban Woodworking Tools come with a 5 Year Guarantee.