Bought one years ago from Lee Valley but they stopped carrying them a few years later. I know a young man who is in the renovation business and after watching him set up to do a hinge mortice with a router, I told him he could have done the mortices for all tjree hinges with a chisel and the mortice plane quicker than the time it took him to set up for one mortice. He didn't believe me, so I brought out the plane and told him to try it. He did and was impressed at how quickly it went. Ever since then I have been looking for one and just found one on the LN website that is a look alike of the one I have but the price is $ 110 which I find a bit rich. Does anybody know of a cheaper supplier? These are not exactly high tech so there must be cheaper versional available.
I find the plane superior to a hand router because there is no issue with tipping.