Qiangsheng Luban Standard Angle Block Plane


Qiangsheng Luban Standard Angle Block Plane

The Qiangsheng Luban Standard Angle Block Plane is based on the Stanley #18 design with its familiar ‘knuckle joint’ cap. Block planes are very versatile tools that can be used for many tasks around the workshop. The accurate grounding of sole and wings, together with the applied stress-relieving treatment, makes it extremely accurate when planning – which is what you expect in a high-quality plane.

Key features

  • Size: L 160 mm x W 45 mm x H 63 mm
  • Precision ground body with remarkably flat sole and square wings
  • Blade material: T10 high carbon steel hardened to RC63
  • Blade thickness: 3 mm
  • Blade bevel angle: 25 degrees
  • Iron bedded at 20 degrees
  • Cap: ‘knuckle joint’ bronze cap
  • Weight: 860 gr


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What is the standard angle block plane used for?

They can be used for planning and squaring the edges of boards, leaving a smooth surface. They can also be used to bevel board edges and doing spot work. With a spare blade honed at a say 38 degrees you can get block plane that works almost as a smoother and an even steeper angle (e.g. 50) gives you a scraper to work is highly figured wood. This makes it an inexpensive way to expand your toolbox.

You can find a quick primer into block planes here.


The Luban brand is manufactured by the Qiangsheng Tool Company, also known as Quangsheng, who are well known for producing very high-quality tools (including the well-regarded Wood River).

Since its market debut, the Luban brand has created a stir with its wonderful combination of high-quality products (at par with established premium brands) and affordable prices.

Below, you can see Qiangsheng Luban Standard Angle Block Plane in action:


Additional information

Weight 0,86 kg
Dimensions 16 × 4,5 × 6,3 cm

Qiangsheng Luban