When we tested low-angle block planes, this Anant needed the most time—over two hours of lapping—to flatten the sole.…
The lateral blade adjuster was sloppy and difficult to adjust; the blade depth adjuster showed the most backlash, making blade adjustments more tedious. Once we got past those obstacles and the blade was sharp, the plane cut decently, but it's not a tool we'd recommend.
Ease of Use
out of 5