Very Nice Japanese Plane Blade And Chip Breaker In An Old Dai
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Very Nice Japanese Plane Blade And Chip Breaker In An Old Dai:
Japanese Plane or Kanna
Third of three Kanna I'm currently selling.
Toshio Odate says that a Kanna (Blade) will last out 10 Dai (wooden plane blocks). This kanna has probably seen 3or 4 already. A very good blade in very good condition. There will be some minor pits underneath the discolouration on the flat of the plane iron but the corrosion is minimal. Shouldn't take very long to bring back into service for decades of future use. . The Dai is cracked and has been pinned with nail (pretty common practice). Use as is as the equivalent of a jack plane or pre fine smoothing plane or replace the Dai with one of the Dai blanks I'm currently selling.
You and your fellow buyers will be the judge.
Most of the items I'm selling weigh less than 500g which costs about $9 to post. Almost all the rest weigh less than 1kg which costs about $13. If you are buying just one item that can add a fair bit to the cost. So its much more economical to buy a bunch of stuff.
To save you money I don't mind holding on to your items a bit longer after you have paid for them if you want to offer on other stuff that I have for sale. In that case I'll calculate the postage based on the heaviest item at cost and then half price for the next item ($4.5 to $7.5) and $2 per item after that. If you buy more than three items this should save you a lot in postage. If its a tiny item like a small saw sharpening feather file (which I'll be listing shortly for example) there won't be any extra postage. Also I regularly list items as "free postage with any other purchase" so have a look at what else I'm selling and save some money.
Happy to send items anywhere in the world BUT you must pay for registered postage with tracking. I've had a number of buyers opt for cheaper postage without tracking and they have then had items not arrive. So in future I will only be posting items with tracking.
What I'm doing....
Check out my latest stuff on You Tube just search for "Chestnut_nag's Tools From Japan"
I get a box or two a month of tools from Japan or Europe (mostly Japan at the moment). I'm doing this mostly as something to keep myself busy and to fund my hobby/addiction (tools). At present I am the full time carer for my disabled son. That means that sometimes I won't be able to answer your questions as quickly as you or I would like. It may also mean that I might take a little longer to post your items. When life is crazy and "interesting" I can't answer questions and I can't get to the post office. I also can't let you know because when things are bad I'm too busy dealing with Doctors and stuff. So if it takes a while for your item to be posted please understand its because things are not going well and I'm busy looking after my son. When he is well I can normally get stuff posted within a day of payment.
Check out my latest unboxing video.
I'll do my best to answer your questions and post your items within two business days but sometimes I just can't. Currently we are running one hospital admission per week and have been for over a year. So thanks in advance for your understanding.
On a happier note check out my You Tube channel (search for "Chestnut_nag's Tools From Japan") to see what I do to de-stress and play with my toys. Current projects include a timber framed cider press, dove tailed bee boxes and a trolley for a 175kg stone sharpening grind stone.
If you are buying multiple items DON'T pay without requesting an invoice first. I can't offer postage discounts if you pay before I send you an invoice with the discount. For some stupid reason PayPal won't let me do partial refunds.