Had a really good look at the new Clifton block plane today at Peter Sefton's Open Day. A fabulous little plane but far too heavy for me. Compared to the bench mark (in my view anyway) LN 60.5, this comes some way behind. Great to see a British made block, but for me it's not as good, especially if much of the work is done single handed. Price is well over £200 as well. Needs to go on a diet
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