A gift as precise as the work.
Milled from solid steel, the double dovetailed sole of the CT-9 features an adjustable throat and is ground true for decades of use.
The solid brass sides of the CT-9 Crowning Plane are joined to the sole with an interlocking double dovetail joint. This joint is difficult and time consuming and equally difficult to figure out.The iron of the CT-9 Crowning Plane is adjusted by a stainless steel, 40 threads per inch lead screw (identical to a micrometer) mechanism. One full revolution moves the blade forward .025", however because of the 20 degree blade pitch, actual edge advancement is .009" per revolution. With one-quarter turn of the adjustment knob, you advance the cutting edge 0.00225" which is less than the thickness of a human hair!Cutting perfectly centered crowns is quite easy with a properly adjusted fence. This dramatic visual element of the tool performs flawlessly. Cast from silicon brass, the fence is powder-coated and then dressed to reveal the plane profile motif. It is very striking and worthy of a collector quality plane. The removable fence travels on two steel rods and is locked in place with our trademark brass knobs that are infilled with either rosewood or ebony.
This tool was produced in 2001.
This item is no longer in production and is not available for purchase. It is listed here for reference purposes only. The last known published price is listed below.