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No. 1  Panel

Model shown in Brazilian Rosewood with bronze lever cap & screw

Meet the No. 1 (A1)

The first plane Joe and I made was a parallel sided, handled smoother – the second plane was a No.1 panel plane. At this early stage, we were focused on learning how to make planes – not re-invent planes. Of all the traditional plane designs, the panel plane was the most consistent across all the original planemakers. Shockingly consistent. I made a few tweaks – the raised field on the top of the front bun, but for all intents and purposes – we didn’t deviate too far from tradition. The addition of an adjuster (the ‘A’ in A1), proved to be a popular option – as you can see if you look through the gallery. 


The panel plane is offered in a variety of lengths, from 14-1/2” up to 18-1/2” in 1” increments. There is also a Jr. panel plane – a narrower, 12-1/2” long version. 

See different material configurations in the gallery


14-3/4" long (15-1/2”, 16-1/2” and 17-1/2” available), 2-3/4” wide

2-1/2" wide, high carbon steel blade

47-1/2˚ bed angle

01 tool steel or bronze sides

stainless steel or bronze lever cap & screw

dovetail construction

(adjusters no longer available)

Starts at $4,850.00 CDN

+ actual shipping costs

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