Kakuri Hand Plane, Osakasokotori, Grooving, 18mm
The Kakuri 18mm Grooving Plane is an excellent and budget friendly hand plane for making rebates. The Western equivalent is called a Rabbet or Rebate Plane.
The Japanese name for this kind of plane is "Osakasokotori".
With a body made from well seasoned Japanese White Oak, the Osakasokotori is an easy hand plane to sharpen and tune. The plane features left and right side cutting ability, enabling you to always work with the downslope of the the grain.
As with all Japanese Hand Planes, setting is achieved by tapping the iron with a small hammer.
Kakuri Japanese Hand Tools are synonymous with simple, unadorned quality, and perform admirably on hardwoods and softwoods alike.
The Kakuri Osakasokotori Planes are available in both 18mm and 21mm rebate widths.