Scrub Plane by Veritas, with A-2 blade, Excellent Cond.

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Excellent Condition
This plane is designed for cleaning up rough sawn lumber, with a heavily cambered, or curved, blade, 1-1/2" wide and 3/16" thick. It has handsome bubinga knob and tote and is in excellent, like new condition, having only been used a couple of times. Blade is just as it came from the factory. From Lee Valley's description: "The scrub plane is the tool of choice for major stock removal, the first step when flattening rough stock by hand. Much like a low-angle smooth plane, a scrub is not usually used parallel to the grain, but at an angle of 30° or more. The blade edge is ground with a 3" radius, so that it takes an aggressive cut. This is the tool you use to get stock into a condition w you then can use a smooth plane. The curved cutting edge of the 1-1/2" wide by 3/16" thick blade gives a distinctive, hand-worked texture to the workpiece. It is sometimes used by timber framers to replicate gouge marks. This is a single-iron tool, meaning t is no cap iron or chip breaker. Set screws along the side prevent the blade from shifting sideways when knots are encountered. The Veritas scrub plane measures 10-3/4" long overall and weighs 3 lb. The ductile cast iron body is accurately machined and ground so that the sole is flat. A very
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