Veritas Skew Rebate Plane

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Veritas Skew Rebate Plane Review By: I.Ball


Manufacturer: Veritas

Plane Type: Skew Rebate

Model No: N/A

The Veritas skew rabbet plane review contains information, details and photos on the Veritas left-hand and right-hand skew rabbet planes, also referred to as the Veritas skew rebate planes.

The Veritas skew rabbet plane is designed for creating accurate rebates including being able to work cross-grain.

The skew rabbet plane is made with a 247mm (9 3/4 inch) long, 38mm (1 1/2 inch) wide cast iron body.

The body is fitted with a bubinga rear handle and bubinga front knob which offers great leverage and control.



veritas skew rebate plane

The plane has a choice of three plane blade types:

- O1 Steel Blade (hardened to Rockwell 58-60)
- A2 Steel Blade (hardened to Rockwell 60-62)
- PMV-11 Steel Blade

The 42mm (1 5/8 inch) wide cutter is skewed at a 22 degree angle with a 30 degree bevel.

The blade lies on a 45 degree bed; the same angle at which most typical iron bench planes are set, such as the Stanley 4 plane and the Record 04 plane.

Note: it is important to maintain the cutters profile to match the plane mouth, should the profile change then the effectiveness of the cut will deteriorate.

The cutter is set with the bevel facing downwards. Due to the bevel facing downwards, the overall cutting angle is the same angle as the bed angle, 45 degrees.

The plane has an open window on both sides of the body at the cutter area allowing the cutter to span the full width of the body; this allows the plane to cut right into corners.


veritas skew rebate plane

The skewed cutting action leaves a great finish and allows the plane to tackle more difficult grain.

The blade is held in place with a small lever cap / blade clamp which is locked / released with the use of the brass knurled nut.

The blade has an accurate blade fine adjustment mechanism which allows the blade depth to be set quickly and easily.

This is controlled by the brass depth adjuster nut which locates with a slot at the very top of the cutter.

Once located, the blade can be smoothly moved upwards or downwards to set the depth of cut.

Note: ensure the lever cap is loosened before making adjustments to avoid damage to the plane.

The Veritas skewed rebate plane is equipped with a 7 3/8 inch fence.

The fence is married with the body via two plane arms. The two arms allow the fence to be anchored to the arms at any point up to a maximum rabbet / rebate of 38mm ( 1 1/2 inch).

veritas skew rebate plane

The fence is anchored to or released from the arms by turning the two large brass locking nuts.

There is a drill hole at either end of the fence. The purpose of the drill holes is to offer the option of screwing on a piece of wood to make the fence larger.

The plane is also equipped with a removable depth stop. The depth stop when in place operates to a maximum depth of 19mm (3/4 inch).

The depth stop has been given smooth edges to help avoid marking surfaces.

The final feature of this plane is it is fitted with a spur / nicker just in front of the plane blade, underneath the depth stop.

The spur can be activated or deactivated to suit the work being carried out. When working cross-grain work the activated spur will score the wood just prior to the plane blade cutting the wood.


veritas skew rabbet plane 289

The Veritas skew rabbet plane is available in a left-hand and right-hand version.

The plane is presented in a Veritas cardboard box (usually brown) with a photograph of the Veritas skew rabbet plane on the front.

At a glance, the skew rabbet plane slightly resembles the Veritas plough plane.

The Veritas skewed rabbet plane is based upon the old Stanley 289 skew fillister and rabbet plane.

The Veritas skew rebate plane is produced by Veritas Tools Inc. of Canada.


1.

Plane Construction

veritas skew rebate plane

Body:
stress-relieved ductile cast iron

Lever Cap:
ductile cast iron

Lever Cap Securing Screw:
brass

Cap Iron:
None

Handle and Knob:
bubinga

Plane finish:
black



Construction Origin:
Canada


2.

Plane Dimensions

veritas skew rebate plane

Length:
247mm (9 3/4 inch)

Sole Width:
38mm (1 1/2 inch)

Weight:
1.58kg (3 1/2lb)


Bed Angle:
45 degrees

Veritas Skew Rebate Plane Blade / Cutter

Cutter: O1, A2 or PMV-11

Cutter Width: 42mm (1 5/8 inch)

Cutter Thickness: 3mm (1/8 inch)

Cutter Bevel Angle: 30 degrees

Cutter Skew Angle: 22 degrees

Overall Cutting Angle: 45 degrees

3.

Plane Markings

"Veritas Canada" - found on the side of the plane.

4.

Manufactured Dates

? - current day

5.

Plane Also Known As

Veritas Skew Rabetting plane
Veritas Skew Rabbet Plane
Veritas Skew Rebate Plane
Veritas Skewed Rabbet Plane
Veritas Skew Rabbet Plane No 289
Veritas Skew Fillister and Rabbet Plane No 289

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References

- Veritas Tools Inc.

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