Top 10 Low Angle Block Planes for Woodworking – Block Planes

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1. Stanley


Low Angle 12-960, STANLEY Hand Planer, Contractor Grade

Stanley #ad - 6-inch low angle plane with a 1-3/8-inch cutter. 6 inches long; 1-3/8-inch cutter; limited lifetime warranty. Quick-release cam-lock makes iron removal easy. Fully adjustable cutter rests at 13. 5 degrees. Gray, cast-iron base with precision-ground sides and bottom; durable epoxy coating provides long-lasting protection.
BrandStanley #ad
ManufacturerStanley #ad
Height6 Inches
Length7 Inches
Weight1.6 Pounds
Width9 Inches
Part Number12-960

2. Caliastro


No. 60-1/2 Adjustable Mouth Low Angle Block Plane

Caliastro #ad - Length 6. 1 inches, width 1-3/4 Inches, Blade is bedded at 13. 5 degrees. Fully adjustable mouth allows for coarse cuts or finishing work with easy and precise adjustment. 2 blades - length 4. 25 inches, width 1. 3 inches, thickness 1/8 Inches or. 125 inches. Ready-to-use hardened and tempered blade, though tuning to personal specifications is recommended. Single-piece base and frog cast from iron provides accuracy and durability. Do not test the sharpness of the pre-mounted blade with your finger, use a piece of paper instead.
BrandCaliastro #ad
ManufacturerCaliastro LLC #ad

3. Stanley


Stanley 512060 60.1/4 Block Plane C/w Pouch

Stanley #ad - Model number: STA512060 . Suitable for end grain and general purpose fine finishing work. Made from fine grey iron. Fully adjustable block plane.
BrandStanley #ad
ManufacturerStanley Black & Decker #ad
Height5.51 Inches
Length2.36 Inches
Weight1.7 Pounds
Width7.87 Inches
Part NumberSTA512060

4. Stanley


STANLEY Hand Planer, Low Angle, No. 60-1/2 12-139

Stanley #ad - Replacement Blade 12-143. Precision machined base for accuracy. Base and frog cast as one for accuracy. Iron casting for weight and durability. Heavier body for increased performance. Mouth adjustment for different types of wood.
BrandStanley #ad
ManufacturerStanley #ad
Height3.25 Inches
Length9 Inches
Weight1 Pounds
Width3.5 Inches
Part Number12-139
WarrantyLimited lifetime



WoodRiver Low Angle Block Plane with Adjustable Mouth

WOODRIVER #ad - Based on a Classic Design. 12 degree Bed Angle. Knuckle Style Lever Cap. High carbon tool blade, 25 degree blade angle 1-5/8”W x 0125”t - 2”w x 7”L. Our award winning family of brands includes WoodRiver, America’s leading supplier of saws, routers, and plans. Woodriver is proudly made by woodcraft, planes, woodcraft and woodcraft magazine as well as the greatest selection of woodworking books, Highpoint, kits, power tools, wood, sanding, hand tools, wood stain and paint, videos, dust collection and more.
ManufacturerWoodcraft Supply #ad
Height2.75 Inches
Length7.85 Inches
Weight2.04 Pounds
Width3.15 Inches
Part Number151125W

6. Stanley


Stanley 1-12-137 62-Low Angle Sweetheart Jack Plane

Stanley #ad - One-piece base and frog virtually eliminate chatter and increased accuracy. Ductile iron castings for weight and durability. Patented lateral adjustment locking feature.
BrandStanley #ad
ManufacturerStanley #ad
Height3.15 Inches
Length6.89 Inches
Weight6.31 Pounds
Width15.94 Inches
Part Number1-12-137

7. Taytools


Stainless Knuckle Cap, Blade Hardness 55-60 HRC, Ductile Cast Iron Body, Taytools 468273 Low Angle Block Plane with 12 Degree Bed

Taytools #ad - Overall length 7”, 1-5/8" wide, 1. 8 pounds. Sharpened to 25 degrees. Body made from stress-relieved ductile cast iron with precision lapped sides and sole. Sole precision ground to within 0001” over the entire length. Stainless steel knuckle joint cap. 1/8 inch thick tool steel blade, hardened and tempered to 55-60 HRC.
BrandTaytools #ad
ManufacturerTaylor Toolworks #ad
Part Number468273



Big Horn 19317 Contractor Grade Adjustable Block Plane

BIG HORN #ad - Features: 6-1/4" contractor grade block plane with a 1-3/8" cutter. Low blade angle for face grain & end grain | adjustable mouth knob for different types of woods. Adjustable knob for depth of cut blades adjustment. Cutter blade is fully adjustable for depth of cut and alignment. Fully adjustable cutter blade rests at 13. 5 degrees | adjustable knob for angle setting.
BrandBIG HORN #ad
ManufacturerBig Horn #ad
Height1 Inches
Length1 Inches
Width1 Inches
Part Number19317



BAYM Iron Hand Plane Tenon Saw Planer Woodworking Plane Metal Western Plane High-grade Copper Plate Plane 20 degree Low Angle Block Bench Plane Shoulder Plane

BAYM #ad - Precision machined cast steel body that will stay true throughout its working life. Offers both end grain cutting and flush cutting capabilities. Fine pitch blade adjustment thread makes blade setting incredibly accurate. Features a 3. 17mm thick full width high carbon steel blade. Bronze cap iron features an integrated palm rest for a snug grip.
BrandBAYM #ad
ManufacturerBAYM Electric Co., Ltd #ad
Part NumberBM-woodworking

10. Caliastro


3-pack of Replacement Plane Irons for Caliastro No. 60-1/2 Low Angle Block Plane and for Stanley Bailey 6-1/4 in Contractor Grade Low Angle Block Plane 12-960

Caliastro #ad - 3-pack of replacement plane blades for caliastro Low Angle Block Plane and Stanley Bailey 6-1/4 in Contractor grade Low Angle Block Plane 12-960 The plane irons are manufactured from selected High Carbon Steel - fully hardened and tempered to take and hold a razor sharp edge even on hardest woods.

Blade dimensions - length 4. 25 inches, width 1. 3 inches, thickness 1/8 Inches or. 125 inches. The planer blades will need to be sharpened as they are only beveled with an accurate ground edge of 25º. Each plane iron cutter is individually wrapped in wax paper and a plastic sleeve for preservation.
BrandCaliastro #ad
ManufacturerCaliastro LLC #ad
Part NumberLABP3PB