This Kakuri brand Japanese Curved Plane just turned up the awesome meter to n'th degree! An absolutely beautiful tool that functions better than it looks! The great thing about this Japanese Curved Plane is that you can easily adjust and remove the blade. Just a simple turn of the brass knob and viola the blade can be adjusted. The tool is made of rock hard Ebony wood and uses hardened steel for the blade. It has a solid weight to it making it feel great in your hand and it cuts the stringer like butter! Every shaper or tool enthusiast has to have one. 3.5" x 1"