Japanese Rabbet Hand Plane Vtg Wakatori Kanna Wood Steel 17mm blade Tool K287
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Vtg Japanese Tool Hand Rabbet Plane Waki Kanna w/ 17mm blade
Details: This is a handmade steel and wood Wakitori Kanna or Side Rabbet plane tool from Japan. They are made of hardwood, usually Japanese white or red oak. The laminated steel and iron blade is stout compared to western planes. Tapered in length and thickness the plane blade is its own wedge as it fits into a correspondingly shaped mortice in the body of the plane. Japanese woodworking tools are highly sought after because after Samurai swords were banned in Japan, these highly skilled sword makers turned their attention and their centuries of experience into crafting these exquisite planes. Although this piece is a bit aged, it should be a nice addition to your tool chest.
Material: Blade: Blue Steel, Dai (body): Wood
Condition: Fair condition. Please see pictures carefully. Wear and tear due to the age. Please bid with confidence.
Dimensions: Please see the photos.
Shipping: Items will be shipped out Japan Post Airmail with no tracking. Tracking, SAL, and EMS are available. You can select the shipping method at checkout. Tracking is by request and costs $5. Please inquire about combined shipping.
About Us: We are Dan and Maiko. In my past 17 years living in Japan, we have gained a vast knowledge in Japanese antiques and vintage items and we are happy to bring you many beautiful items from Japan. If you have any questions please contact us.