Shobha Industries is a leading manufacturer and exporter of Ryder's high quality woodworking tools. They have been exporting high quality woodworking and engineering tools since 1976 to over 35 countries.
The Ryder No.6 is used for quick stock removal similar to a Jack or for truing up edges, or leveling wide boards. Originally the No.6 was used for timber preparation before any other plane. The main casting is ductile iron chosen for its high strength and impact resistance. It has an adjustable frog, depth and lateral blade control and Indian hardwood handles.
The bed angle (12°), bevel-up blade, depth adjustment and adjustable mouth are all features reminiscent of superior block planes. The No. 62 performs exceptionally well when used on a shooting board. The 12° bed combined with a bevel angle of 25° gives you an effective cutting angle of 37°.
The No. 80 cabinet scraper produces a clean even finish and is ideal when used to smooth difficult grain over large areas. Tightening the knob, behind the blade, causes a slight bow in the blade. This increases the bite and hence the thickness of shaving. The iron casting with a flat, machined base. The base measures 90mm x 68mm, the blade is 70mm wide.