For years we carried an English made Stanley plane, however Stanley moved their manufacturing offshore and we weren't satisfied with the quality of the new plane. We experimented with a few planes and found the Indian-made Anant plane performed the best. This is a low angle block plane. It can be used on plastic, laminates, end grain, edges and touch-up work on any flat surface. The low angle blade is fully supported, thus minimizing annoying blade vibrations. It is accurately machined and finished with a durable high gloss enamel. The cutter sits at 13½ degrees. Overall plane length is six inches.