Tool Test: H.N.T. Gordon A55 Smoothing Plane

By Christopher Schwarz
Page: 34

From the November 2007 issue #165
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Just as there are people who always choose white meat at the Thanksgiving table and those who always go for the dark meat, there are woodworkers who prefer only wooden-bodied planes or only metal-bodied planes. These two groups disagree on how much a plane should weigh, how it feels in use and the features it should have.

And while there are some wooden-bodied planes that have made overtures to the metal-bodied plane users, no plane has done as good a job as the new A55 smoother from Australian planemaker H.N.T. Gordon.

From the November 2007 issue #165
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