Mini Ebony Plane No2 Inside Round R3

$61 AUD

There are 14 profiles and shapes in this series. These planes are designed and made under Kakuri Corporation, beautifully constructed out of solid Ebony with a brass fixing screw for easy adjustment of the HSS blade.

These planes are perfect for instrument making, box making and fine furniture to name just a few examples.

Specifications:

Profile: No2 Inside Round R3

Blade Width: 18 mm

Plane Length: 90 mm

Steel Hardness: 64 Rockwell

Use: Instrument making, Box making, Fine furniture

The mini planes are now being made in Hong Kong. They have been designed in Japan, but our Japanese suppliers had difficulty sourcing the ebony, which made the production of these planes unviable. The company in Hong Kong has been making traditional Chinese wooden tools for around 35 years. After the mini planes have been manufactured in Hong Kong, they are then firstly sent to Japan to withstand the Japanese Quality Control. They are also being packed in Japan, before they're being exported.

I am confident that these mini planes are of premium quality and the steel is VERY good. If you have any concerns regarding their quality, whatsoever, we would be more than happy to refund you 100% of the item plus postage paid. As you might be aware, we only sell premium tools and would not have these mini planes in our assortment if we did not trust the quality.

At JTA we are proud of our order turnaround times and work hard to ensure the best possible service. Our shipping policy has been developed to provide a fast, safe and environmentally sustainable shopping experience for all of our customers.

We are NOT a drop-shipping company and hold all of our stock in Sydney. We dispatch every weekday, and we are usually able to dispatch orders received before 1.30pm on the same day. If you urgently require your purchase to be dispatched on the day you order it we suggest that you call us or be sure to select express shipping at checkout to ensure we prioritise your parcel.

Shipping Charges:

We have revised our logistics systems to offer the best possible postage price to our customers. All prices are in $AUD. Dispatch within 24hrs of purchase.

Within Australia:

Regular Post: $8.00, tracking number emailed to you at dispatch

Express Post: $14.50, tracking number emailed to you at dispatch

Some thin and light items are able to be shipped at a letter rate of $3 (replacement saw blades, small rulers, abrasives and non slip mats, for example). Please note that letter rates are regular post only (no express) and are not available with tracking.

Within New Zealand:

We are now able to offer our New Zealand customers $15 flat-rate shipping on orders under 2kg.  For orders heavier than 2kg the following rates apply:

<2kg: $15

3kg: $24

4kg: $28

5kg: $32

Prices to Canada and US:

 

Express Courier International:

Estimated Delivery Time - 3-5 Business Days (to metro areas of major cities)

Flat Rate - AU$30 on orders up to 2kg (4.4lbs)

For orders over this weight:

<3kg: $56

<4kg: $63.40

<5kg: $70.75

For orders over 5kg in weight, please email us at info@japanesetools.com.au

Prices for all other international orders are calculated at checkout according to Australia Post’s standard rates.

Delivery Times:

From the date of dispatch we expect the following delivery times within Australia:

Regular Post: Within 3-5 business days (metro areas) or 4-8 busines days (remote areas)

Express Post: 1-2 business days (metro areas) or 3-6 business days (remote areas)

Plastic-free Policy:

Japanese Tools Australia is an environmentally conscious company and we endeavour to eliminate plastics in as many parts of our business as possible. Your purchase will be shipped in recycleable non-plastic materials, and we re-use cardboard and paper wherever possible in our shipping process.

Exceptions to plastic-free policy:

Unfortunately, we are required to dispatch some express items in pre-paid satchels and in such circumstances we have no choice but to use a plastic satchel. Please keep in mind these satchels are 100% recyclable. Our suppliers also use plastic in their packaging of some products, and we do not remove these protective measures before shipping. We are considering strategies to eliminate these two remaining sources of plastic in our shipping process. As many of our items are hand-made, they do not arrive to us or to you with extraneous packaging, though this is not the case for all of our products.

Breakage in shipping policy:

We pack our shipments in specialised materials to ensure that our customers find them in the same condition that we send them. If you receive your products in a damaged condition, please email info@japanesetools.com.au with your order number and photos of the condition of the products within a week of collection. If an item is deemed to have been damaged in transit we will replace it with like kind at no extra shipping cost to the customer.

If you are unhappy with the condition of your product and it has not been damaged in transit, please refer to our returns and exchanges policy. 

We stand behind the quality of our tools. If a tool is found to be faulty or damaged in transit, we will verify the issue with you, and offer a refund or exchange when the problem is brought to our attention within 30 days from purchase. If problems arise outside of this period this policy will apply at our discretion. Where a refund or exchange is agreed upon, we will mail you a paid addressed bag to return your items, verify their condition once we receive them, and then process a refund or mail the new item.

If a tool is purchased as a present or the purchaser changes their mind, we will exchange for stock of equal value or store credit when we are contacted within 2 weeks of the purchase. We ask that the customer covers the cost of shipping in these instances. We will take a payment for shipping over the phone, send you a paid addressed envelope, verify the goods' condition once we receive them, and then mail the new item.

If a tool is damaged through improper use, we encourage you to contact us. We may not be able to exchange the tool, but may be able to offer advice on technique or recommend a more appropriate tool. Where possible, we encourage our cutomers to ask us questions about our tools' use before they purchase them. We can be contacted at info@japanesetools.com.au or 02 9527 3870.

Sorry, we can't exchange gift cards.

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CM
05/10/2018
Chris M.

Beautifully made

Beautifully made

RG
10/25/2016
Richard G.

Does exactly what I expected

The tool is pretty small, but does exactly what it's supposed to, and does it well. It lets you create a rounded edge (~4mm radius)

DT
10/07/2016
David T.

Mini plane

Have eyed these for ages. Was convinced at the timber show when two friends independently said get one of these. Beautifully made. Great purchase. Only caveat is Australia Post which took for ever to deliver with their useless tracking service madly saying' in transit' until triumphnatly and pointlessly saying 'delivered'. Worth asking is whether a courier service might be quicker, better and cheaper. Certainly is for larger parcels.

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