Brand new 48mm Japanese hand plane, made by Yamamoto in Miki city. The main blade has a blue steel #1 cutting edge laminated to very soft and easy to sharpen backing steel. The chipbraker is made of laminated still as well. The dai is made of white oak which is preconditioned therefor more stable. Great tool for the professionals and the woodworkers who are approaching to Japanese woodworking and are looking for a great tool which will not break the bank. It comes in a paper box.