Melbourne Tool Company Low Angle Jack and Block Plane Kit

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    Melbourne Tool Company Low Angle Jack and Block Plane Kit MTC-2-KIT

    If you want to work with wood, then you need good hand planes. This Melbourne Tool Company Low Angle Jack and Block Plane Kit provides you with the two most important planes every woodworker every needs. A fundamental tool kit for anyone loves to work with wood.

    Working with hand tools is one of the great pleasures of woodworking. And to do this well, you need good tools. Melbourne Tool Company offers tools that are genuine, accurate and accessible tools designed for the woodworker in you.

    Your MTC two plane kit

    If you could only ever have two hand planes what would they be? More than likely it would be a Jack plane and a Block plane. Why? Because between these two planes you can complete almost all planing tasks the enthusiast woodworker will ever want to tackle. From planing straight edges, through to flattening wide boards, dealing with tricky end grain or chamfering detail edges. Between these two planes you can do it all.

    Plane number 1 - the MTC Low Angle Jack Plane

    The first plane in your kit is the MTC Low Angle Jack Plane. This is one of the most versatile tools you can have on your bench. The three different blade types available makes switching between shaving end grain through to smoothing figured timbers a breeze. The easy blade adjustment and shaped timber handles and will make it hard for you to put this plane down.

    Plane number 2 - the MTC Low Angle Block Plane

    Your second plane is the MTC Low Angle Block Plane. This is an essential tool in any woodworking kit. This plane is also offered with three blade types available making everything from trimming tricky end grain through to chamfering and smoothing figured timbers a straightforward task. Comfortable to hold with one hand or two, you will be reaching for your MTC block plane just about every time you’re at the bench.

    12-degree bed

    Both these planes have their blades set bevel-up in their cast steel plane bed at 12 degrees providing you with a very cool low angle of attack. And because the blade fixes hard down on the plane casting, the blade’s cutting edge is provided with maximum support no matter the terrain.

    3 angled blades available

    These planes are supplied with a blade sharpened to 25 degrees. Along with the 12 degree bed, you now have an effective cutting angle of 37 degrees - perfect for shaving end grain. Also available are blades ground to 38 degrees suitable for smoothing, and 50 degrees for smoothing figured material. Blades are easily swapped in and out of the planes by removing the lever cap. All MTC blades are made from M2 High Speed Steel. MTC blades are available separately. Visit the MTC Plane Blade pages to purchase additional blades.

    M2 High Speed Steel blades

    MTC has chosen M2 High Speed Steel (HSS) for the blades. M2 HSS has high abrasion resistance which means it will hold a sharp edge much longer than many other steels. This also means that it may take a little longer to bring up an edge. Don’t worry, you will be leaving your sharpening gear on the shelf for a lot longer too. MTC plane blades are also thicker than the average plane, this eliminates vibration is the cut, ensuring a smooth uniform finish.

    Easy and precise depth and lateral blade adjustment

    These planes both feature an easy to adjust, precise depth and lateral blade adjuster. Twist the knurled knob to set the depth of cut. Slide side to side to skew the blade within the plane mouth. The whole assembly comes apart easily for regular maintenance.

    Adjustable mouth

    Both planes mouths are fully adjustable. Twist the front handle / knob to release the toe. Use the mouth adjustment lever to set the mouth width opening to suit the work at hand. Close the mouth up tight for difficult figured materials. Open wide to make shavings fast.

    Owner’s manual

    Your MTC plane is delivered securely packaged in a foam lined cardboard box. Inside is a QR code you can scan to download your comprehensive Owner’s Manual. Visit the Melbourne Tool Company website for additional products, information downloads and video content.

    About Melbourne Tool Company

    Melbourne Tool Company produces genuine, accurate and accessible tools for people passionate about woodworking. To learn more about Melbourne Tool Company visit www.melbournetool.com

    Brand

    Melbourne Tool Company (MTC)

    Designer

    Alexsandra Pontonio

    Model SKUs

    Low Angle Jack Plane with 25 degree blade standard MTC-49421

    Low Angle Block Plane with 25 degree blade standard MTC-49407

    Country of origin

    Designed in Melbourne Australia

    Manufactured in China

    Warranty

    Limited lifetime

    Handle material

    Maple

    Plane steel

    M2 HSS

    Plane bed angle

    12 degrees

    Standard blade cutting angle (supplied)

    25 degrees

    Additional blades

    Jack Plane 25 degrees MTC-49506

    Jack Plane 38 degrees MTC-49513

    Jack Plane 50 degrees MTC-49520

    Jack Plane 38 & 50 degree blade kit MTC-49421-BLK-2

    Block Plane 25 degrees MTC-49445

    Block Plane 38 degrees MTC-49452

    Block Plane 50 degrees MTC-49469

    Block Plane 38 & 50 degree blade kit MTC-49407-BLK-2

    Bundle & Save! $479.00 (inc GST)
    RRP: $534.00
     

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