4 in its function. This 58mm kanna is fairly high quality while not breaking the bank.
I made this planer in my workshop with mahogany sapelly wood.
Japanese woodworking plane kanna. The japanese planes kanna featured here have been recommended as suitable for intermediate level western woodworkers transitioning to japanese planes for the first time. The irons were made by a blacksmith my friend from carbon steel store. The standard western wood plane is used with a push stroke.
Fine japanese hand tools stocked in sydney australia with same day dispatch and afterpay. I will be making a smoothing plane which is similar to a stanley no. The plane is made of either japanese red or white oak while the blade is a lamination of hard iron to softer iron.
Materials quality and features. While the number of parts is already low the chip breaker and it s pin can. We are specialists of japanese woodworking tools whetstones kitchen knives.
Here s how i made a japanese woodworking hand plane or kanna all you ll need is a kanna iron which you can find online some quarter sawn oak and a few basic hand tools i ve included the plans for mine but you can make a longer body dai to use. Hand forged in japan our select range of kanna japanese woodworking planes are made for the professional woodworker or cabinet maker. Tsunesaburo are a third generation traditional japanese plane making workshop from miki city japan s sheffield.
Its what allowed me to begin trying out japanese planes and was the impetus for writing this article. Control iron chip breaker and osae bou chip breaker pin. The major difference from western planes is the japanese plane is pulled not pushed.
The modern kanna is made of essentially only 4 parts the dai dye or body of the plane most often made of shiragashi japanese white oak the blade made of very hard steel laminated to a softer iron or steel backing the osae gane oh sah ii ga neh lit. A japanese hand plane is also known as a kanna. The western wood plane the construction.
Kanna japanese woodworking plane.