Block Planes

When it comes to woodworking, having the right tools is essential to achieving precision and accuracy in your projects. One indispensable tool that every woodworking professional should have in their arsenal is the block plane. Block planes are versatile hand planes that are perfect for a variety of tasks, from smoothing rough surfaces to shaping intricate details on your workpiece.

At Timbecon, we pride ourselves on offering high-quality materials at affordable prices, both in-store and online, making it easy for woodworking enthusiasts, professionals, makers, woodworkers, and new woodworkers to get their hands on the tools they need. Our selection of block planes is no exception, with top brands like VERITAS and LUBAN available to meet your woodworking needs.

What sets block planes apart from other hand planes is their compact size and lightweight design, making them easy to manoeuvre and control with precision. Whether you're trimming end grain, chamfering edges, or smoothing surfaces, a block plane is a must-have tool in any woodworker's workshop. The adjustable mouth and blade allow for fine-tuning to achieve the perfect shaving thickness, giving you the ultimate control over your woodworking project.

With Timbecon's selection of block planes, you can trust that you are investing in a tool that will deliver reliable performance project after project. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out in woodworking, a block plane is a versatile tool that will enhance your craft and help you achieve flawless results every time. Explore our range of block planes today and take your woodworking projects to the next level.


Block Plane FAQs

What are the key features to look for in a block plane?

When choosing a block plane, look for features such as a comfortable handle, an adjustable mouth for varying shaving thickness, and a sharp blade made from high-quality steel for optimal performance.

How do I sharpen the blade of a block plane?

To sharpen the blade of a block plane, use a sharpening stone or sandpaper to create a sharp edge. Make sure to maintain the correct bevel angle for optimal cutting efficiency.

Can a block plane be used on hardwoods?

Yes, a block plane can be used on hardwoods, but it may require more frequent sharpening due to the increased density of the wood.