- The steel for the plane-blades is a D2 Steel that was heated in the closed oven, cryogenically treated and hardened to 61-62 HRC.
- This steel is well responsive to cryogenic treatment. The extreme cold treatment (-320°F) increases the toughness of the steel without any decrease in its hardness. You get increased wear resistance without any increase in brittleness. Thus, a cryogenically treated blade will hold its edge longer and will increase working time without resharpening.
- The blades are hardened to 61 HRC
- I produce not only blades for my own planes, but I also can offer plane blades based on your own drawings or samples.
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