The body is surface ground flat and square. Feature a moveable shoe to allow precise, easy control over the mouth opening in front of the blade. You can easily adjust the tool to suit the work being done - a very fine mouth setting for finishing work and the merest shavings, or an ample opening for rank cuts. The cap is large and comfortable. It is tensioned with a brass spinwheel. The blade is adjusted with a captive nut for precise control with minimal backlash. Blade on the Standard Angle is bedded at 20°. Blades are ground with a 25° flat bevel. This tool has an appealing feel in the hand and is a pleasure to use. It is versatile, of a convenient size, and cuts with the authority of 1½ pounds behind every stroke. Useful for every sort of woodworking job, this tool will quickly become a favorite.