WoodRiver #5 Jack Plane (V3)
The everyman plane
An all-purpose hand plane, the No. 5, or jack, plane will perform almost any job you might need done, while providing you with experience and feed back to help you pick your next plane. The 14” length makes the No. 5 useful for stock removal, smoothing, shooting miters, and jointing smaller work.
V3: Like our previous WoodRiver® Bench Hand Planes, our version 3 is based on the reliable Bedrock design and feature heavy, stress-relieved ductile iron castings, fully machined adjustable frogs and A-2 blades but we took the opportunity between manufacturing runs to do a critical review and make a few improvements. We’ve changed the shape of the rear tote and increased the diameter of the blade adjustment wheel to make advancing the blade a bit easier. We improved the lateral adjustment lever and added a traditional style bearing for better control of the blade. We’ve made numerous changes to the castings that result in better “feedback” and a solid feel to the user. Working closely with our own manufacturer, we’ve continued to make improvements in machining, finish and functionality which we feel have yielded hand planes that are meant to be used and offer an extraordinary value.
2-7-16” W x 13-7/8”L with 2”W blade
Modeled after the Bedrocks, Stanley Tool's very best line
WoodRiver® hand planes feature the same heavy castings (6 lbs) and fully machined frogs
Lightly finished Bubinga handles provide comfort and control
Tools require minimal tune-up prior to use
Commonly known as a “jack” plane
Soles and sides are machined flat and square within tightly held tolerances
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