Top 10 Block Planes for Woodworking – Block Planes

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1. Stanley


Black/Red 12-220, STANLEY Hand Planer

Stanley #ad - Manually adjustable. Cutter rests at a 21° angle, ideal for cross-grain planing. Durable epoxy coating provides long-lasting protection. Cutter is fully adjustable for depth of cut and alignment. Gray, cast-iron base with precision-ground sides and bottom. Limited Lifetime Warranty. Cutter rests at a 21° angle, ideal for cross-grain planing. Both the 12-247 and 12-220 have machined sides. General purpose, ideal for 1-12-220 Makers, craft and all light duty jobs.
BrandStanley #ad
ManufacturerStanley #ad
Height2.1 Inches
Length7.7 Inches
Weight1.9 Pounds
Width4.4 Inches
Part NumberSTA112220
WarrantyStanley warrants this product to the original purchaser for its useful life against deficiencies in material and workmanship. This limited lifetime warranty does not cover products that are improperly used, abused, altered or repaired. Deficient products will be replaced or repaired.



WoodRiver Low Angle Block Plane with Adjustable Mouth

WOODRIVER #ad - Based on a Classic Design. We’re part of woodcraft, and our award winning family of brands includes WoodRiver, Woodcraft and Woodcraft Magazine as well as the greatest selection of woodworking books, videos, Highpoint, and plans for the holidays. Plus we’ve got a great selection of woodworking kits. High carbon tool blade, 25 degree blade angle 1-5/8”W x 0125”t - 2”w x 7”L. Knuckle Style Lever Cap. 12 degree Bed Angle. Looking for the perfect holiday gift? woodriver has the best selection of saws, hand tools, planes, chisel and more.
ManufacturerWoodcraft Supply #ad
Height2.75 Inches
Length7.85 Inches
Weight2.04 Pounds
Width3.15 Inches
Part Number151125W

3. WEN


3-1/4-Inch, WEN 6530 6-Amp Electric Hand Planer

WEN #ad - Lightweight design weighs in at a mere 6 pounds. Make rabbets up to 7/10 inch in size with the included rabbeting guide. 6-amp motor provides up to 34, 000 cuts per minute. 16 positive stops adjust the cutting depth anywhere from 0 to 1/8 inches. Motor:120 v, 60 Hz. Includes power planer, dust bag, a kickstand, a parallel fence bracket and a 2-year warranty.
BrandWEN #ad
ManufacturerGreat Lakes Tool MFG INC #ad
Height7 Inches
Length12 Inches
Width7 Inches
Part Number6530
Warranty2 years

4. Stanley


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

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

5. AmazonBasics


2-Inch Blade, AmazonBasics No.4 Bench Hand Plane

AmazonBasics #ad - Universal bench hand plane for precision woodworking. Backed by an AmazonBasics 1-year limited warranty. Impact-resistant plastic handle with contoured grip. Durable cast iron body provides stability and strength. Adjustable gear that allows you to achieve precise results. Durable steel alloy blade makes quality cuts.
BrandAmazonBasics #ad
ManufacturerAmazonBasics #ad
Height2.5 Inches
Length9.8 Inches
Weight2.66 Pounds
Width4.8 Inches
Part NumberDS-WPAMZ001

6. Stanley


Stanley 12-247 Block Plane

Stanley #ad - Cutter rests at a 21-degree angle; finger-rest at front of plane adds comfort and control. Block plane with a 1-5/8-inch cutter ideal for cross-grain planing. 6-5/8 inches long; limited lifetime warranty. Thickness and evenness of shavings can be changed by loosening the clamping wheel and manually adjusting cutter. Cast-iron base with precision-ground sides and bottom.
BrandStanley #ad
ManufacturerStanley #ad
Height4.5 Inches
Length7.15 Inches
Weight1.6 Pounds
Width7.1 Inches
Part Number12-247

7. Stanley


STANLEY Hand Planer, 6-1/4-Inch 12-920, Contractor Grade

Stanley #ad - Fully adjustable cutter rests at 21 degrees. 6-1/4 inches long; 1-5/8-inch cutter; limited lifetime warranty. 6-1/4-inch contractor grade block plane with a 1-5/8-inch cutter. Quick-release cam-lock makes iron removal easy. Gray, cast-iron base with precision-ground sides and bottom; durable epoxy coating provides long-lasting protection.
BrandStanley #ad
ManufacturerStanley #ad
Height5.38 Inches
Length2.78 Inches
Weight0.52 Pounds
Width7.63 Inches
Part Number12-920



DSHE Mini Hand Planer Small Trimming Planer 6-1/2 inch Woodworking Pocket Plane Hand Plane with 1 inch Blade Adjustable Block Plane and 1 Wood Fixe for Trimming Projects Carpenter DIY Model Making

DSHE #ad - Material: small trimming planer is made of 304 stainless steel, sturdy and durable, Manganese steel sharp blade with fully quench treatment, rust-proof, surface paint treatment, large capacity to remove sticky chips. Block plane blade 110 mm/4.

3 inch in length, with a plane blade and a fixer, 40mm/1. 6 inch in width, sharp, rust-proof, red body is made from 45# carbon steel, blade is made from 65# manganese steel, surface paint treatment, has high strength and good wear resistance. Precise adjustment: hand planer with smart screw, convenient and easy for you to adjust the depth & alignment of cutter, Satisfy various requirements of yours. Size: woodworking hand plane is total length 160 mm/6. 3 inch, sturdy and durable.

Ergonomic design: humane shape and designed as your hand feature which can help you with jobs of long time! Protect your hand from any hurt. Cast body and contoured shape design for easy gripping, adds comfort and control, The flat wire drawing base is smoother than the wooden base. Application: mini hand planer is perfect edge trimming plane for woodworkers, craftsmen and others, suitable for DIY woodworking, crafts making, repairing wooden furniture.
BrandDSHE #ad
ManufacturerNobrand #ad

9. KaKUrI


Manual Hand Size Mini Kanna Wood Planer, 1.6 × 5.9 ×2.1 inches 41931, KAKURI Woodworking Japanese Block Plane 42mm

KaKUrI #ad - All kakuri brand products are manufactured in Japan and handcrafted by Japanese craftsmen. The length of the blade is adjustable by hitting with a hammer. Product specifications: made in japan / body: oak wood / Blade: Japanese high carbon steel / Size: 2.

2×5. 9×1. 6 inches. Easy to handle mini size: a small handy size wood planer. Fine adjustment of the blade is necessary when using a Japanese plane. Angled shave is possible. Official english instruction: kakuri official english instruction is included. Top quality japanese tool: only japanese high-grade materials are used. Japanese wooden pull plane kanna: ideal japanese type woodworking hand planer for surface finishing of wood. Also, the wooden body is heavy duty and excellent wear resistance.

The plane blade is razor-sharp and durable, it is possible to restore the sharpness by sharpening the blade with a whetstone. Because it is used by pulling instead of pushing, it is easy to apply force evenly, and accurate and efficient straight carpentry work is possible. The portable size is convenient for carrying around. Ideal for chamfering corner of the wood. It can be used not only for professional carpenters but also for a home DIY woodworkers.
BrandKaKUrI #ad
ManufacturerKAKURI #ad
Height1.89 Inches
Length6.5 Inches
Weight0.56 Pounds
Width3.39 Inches
Part NumberP-150

10. Big Horn


Big Horn 19317 Contractor Grade Adjustable Block Plane

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