previous
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Gallery: Custom Flooring
    Gallery: Custom Flooring
  • 12 Remodeling Secrets
    12 Remodeling Secrets
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • Solid Deck-Framing Advice
    Solid Deck-Framing Advice
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Video: Build a curved step
    Video: Build a curved step
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Video Series: Install a Rock-Solid Tile Floor
    Video Series: Install a Rock-Solid Tile Floor
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • Remodeling in Action
    Remodeling in Action
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
  • Deck Design & Construction
    Deck Design & Construction
next
Pin It
BP-605 Block Plane

Groz Tools - BP-605 Block Plane

With the cutter is set at an angle of 13 1/2° and is adjustable for depth of cut, Groz Tool's BP-605 is a small economically-priced block plane useful for working on end-grain and small scale chamfering and planing jobs

$30.00 (As of 5/1/2008)

Be the first to review this Tool

View all photos
Overview

Editor's Review: Block Planes for Builders

review date: May 1, 2008

A STANLEY KNOCKOFF FOR $10 LESS. I’ve seen some bargain-priced "contractor-grade" block planes that wouldn’t be worth using even if they were free. However, the Groz is an economically priced plane that I would hold on to. Made in India, this low-angle plane is almost an exact knockoff of Stanley’s version, but with slightly better fit and finish. The size and weight felt comfortable in my hand and in my tool apron. The major flaw with this plane is that the adjustable throat plate doesn’t move close enough to the blade to aid in taking a super-thin shaving.

read full review

Editor Test Results:

Overall Quality

Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Groz Tools
Manufacturer's Web Site www.groz-tools.com
Manufacturer's Phone Number +91-124-221-4050
Weight 1.5 lb.
Dimensions 6 1/4 in. x 1 3/4 in.
Adjustable Mouth yes
Blade Size 1 3/8 in.
Materials cast-iron