Rabbet planes used to be widely available, but are now being discontinued by manufacturers. Veritas developed this specialized plane to convert a chisel into a rabbet plane.
The body is made of ductile cast iron and is configured to hold a 25mm bevel-edge chisel at a 45° angle, the same pitch as used on bench planes. It becomes a small plane that works equally well as a shoulder plane or rabbet plane and can be used to clean up machine-cut rabbets and tenons. It works like a butt mortise plane for cutting hinge gains. It will also cut 25mm dadoes and grooves up to a depth of 9.5mm.
Precisely machined. Overall size is 34.9mm wide by 140mm long by 63.5mm high. The clamping screw is solid brass.
While it excels as a job-site plane, it is equally handy in the shop.