Kunz Block Plane - No. 102

kunz block block plane 102
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Kunz 102 Plane Review By: I.Ball

Manufacturer: Kunz

Plane Type: Block

Model No: 102


This Kunz plane review is a review about the Kunz apron block plane no. 102, also referred to as the Kunz 102 block plane.

The Kunz Apron Plane No.102 is a small block plane with similarities to the old Stanley 102 Plane and the old Record 0102 Plane.

The Kunz 102 plane is made from stress relieved, fine grey cast iron and fitted with a quality tool steel blade which has been hardened to 62 Rockwell HRC.

The Kunz 102 plane has the Kunz green finish with a contrast red lever cap.

kunz plane 102

This little plane sits comfortably in the hand. It is a handly little plane in the toolkit for small planing jobs.

The Kunz 102 is equipped with an in-built short finger pad front knob to offer the user more control when planing.

The blade depth is adjusted by manually setting the blade in the desired position and then locking the blade in place by securing the lever cap.

Usually supplied in a clear plastic box.

Cautions / Notes

* Important: please refer to the 'disclaimer' at the foot of this review.
* Wearing safety clothing and eye protection is usually a good idea to help protect against injury.

- The blade(s)/cutter(s) is very sharp, take suitable precautions when using/handling/storing the plane/cutter(s) to prevent injury.

- Failure to loosen parts when making adjustments to the plane can result in damage to the plane such as cross-threading screw threads. Never force a part to move.

- Overtightening parts can cause damage to the plane and the plane threads.

Plane Construction

Kunz 102 Plane Dimensions

Plane Length: 133mm (5 1/4 Inches)

Plane Width: 45mm (1 3/4 Inches)

Kunz 102 Plane Materials

Body: fine grey cast iron

Lever Cap: fine grey cast iron

Plane finish: green

Kunz 102 Plane Blade

Blade Width:: 33mm

Manufactured Dates

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- Kunz


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