How to Adjust the Blade of Your Japanese Hand Plane

How to Adjust the Blade of Your Japanese Hand Plane

Before using your Japanese hand plane, it’s important to know how to adjust the blade so you can get beautiful wood shavings every time. Carpentry is an art that requires precise measurements, careful tool maintenance, and a passion for creating amazing things. You don’t have to be a seasoned craftsman to use a Japanese hand plane. Nor does caring for your hand plane have to be a daunting task.

In this video, we will give you a step-by-step guide on how to adjust the blade of your Japanese hand plane:

– The part names of the hand plane
– How to adjust the blade
– How to move the blade backward
– How to adjust the chip breaker, and
– How to remove the blade and chip breaker when you’re finished

Japanese hand planes require less power to smooth uneven surfaces and correct warping on the wood. In addition, Kakuri uses high-quality carbon steel for the plane’s blade to ensure a much sharper and smoother finish and a more enjoyable woodworking experience.

Be sure to check out our other videos for more great tips on how to care for and maintain your Japanese hand planes!

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  1. NoNarrativeBoxing NUNN on March 12, 2023 at 7:26 am

    My blade is stuck. It way past the bottom. Now I can’t remove the blade. Suggestions?

  2. Figueredo Ruley on March 12, 2023 at 7:41 am

    This time I will do it manually with the help of Woodglut designs.