Melbourne Tool Company Small Router Plane

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    Melbourne Tool Company Small Router Plane MTC-10674

    If you want to create clean bottomed inlays, rebates or trenches, you will need a router plane. This Melbourne Tool Company Small Router Plane is the essential tool is ideal for creating precise clean bottomed inlays, rebates or trenches. A go to tool 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.

    The MTC Small Router Plane

    The MTC Small Router Plane makes creating small inlays, rebates and trenches with perfectly flat bottoms a breeze. It has an ergonomic form that is comfortable to use from a variety of angles and an easy-to-sharpen blade. Form small box hinges, intricate inlay work, or small-scale joinery, you can rely on the MTC Small Router Plane to improve the accuracy of your work.

    An uncomplicated plane

    This Small Router Block plane is a versatile yet uncomplicated tool. The minimalistic design makes it easy to disassemble for maintenance and reassemble for work. The knurled fixing knobs are very accessible with a very smooth action. The blades depth of cut is adjusted by simply loosening the fixing knobs and sliding the blade into the required position.  

    50-degree straight blade

    The MTC Small Router Plane is a unique router plane. Unlike many other router planes, the blade is made from a straight square section of HSS steel set bevel-down in the plane at 50 degrees - the blade bevel is only present to relieve the cut. This provides you with a very effective angle of attack suitable for all types of trenching work, and a router plane that is extremely easy to sharpen.

    Easy to sharpen

    Because the blades are made from a single piece of straight steel, the blades are very easy to sharpen. Simply remove the blade from the plane body, sharpen like you would a mortise chisel and then reset. No special jigs or equipment required! Watch your productivity grow with this versatile hand tool.

    A range of blade widths

    Your MTC Small Router Plane is supplied with a 6.35mm wide. Additional blades are available in a range of widths both Metric and Imperial. Metric blades available include these widths:

    • 1.0mm
    • 2.0mm
    • 3.0mm
    • 4.0mm
    • 5.0mm

    Imperial blades available include these widths:

    • 1/16in
    • 3/32in
    • 1/8in
    • 5/32in
    • 3/16in

    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.

    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.

    Here are the specifications for the MTC Low Angle Block Plane. To learn more, click or download view the Owner’s Manual. ​​​​​​​

    Brand Melbourne Tool Company (MTC)
    Country of Origin Designed in Melbourne Australia, manufactured in China
    Warranty Limited lifetime
    Sole dimensions 73 x 97mm
    Weight 425g
    Fixing Knobs Knurled Brass
    Plane Steel M2 HSS
    Plane bed angle 50 degrees
    Standard blade cutting angle (relief only) 30 degrees

     

    $119.00 (inc GST)
     

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