For ultra-fine smoothing along the grain of solid wood and veneered surfaces. 50 degree cutting angle, high quality German tool steel iron and cap iron, self-lubricating toothed and glued Ironwood sole, and precision craftsmanship make for a hard working professional quality plane. Cast iron lever cap with knurled steel knob holds iron tight. Adjustable mouth piece on to open or close throat . Horn shape for right handed use. Hammer button on rear of plane body is struck to reduce depth of cut. Tap iron for deeper cut. This simple manual adjustment has endured and remains the choice for many craftsmen. 220mm X 64mm fruit wood body, ironwood sole. Made in Germany.