|KEY WORD : architecture / tools|
|A special type of plane used for paring a curved wooden surface. A sotomaruganna 外丸鉋 is used for paring a concave surface and an uchimaruganna 内丸鉋 for paring a convex surface. The structure of the maruganna is very similar to the smoothing plane *hiraganna 平鉋, except that the sole and cutting edge are concave or convex in shape. The maruganna also is made in a variety of sizes and is used according to the size of the timber to be treated.|
(C)2001 Japanese Architecture and Art Net Users System. No reproduction or republication without written permission.