We are very pleased to offer these special edge tools for instrument and violin makers.  From knives and violin planes to chisels and gouges, we have selected only the highest quality, world class tools.

Note: Edge tools require honing before use.
Ibex Planes Ibex Violin Makers Planes, Curved Sole

Ibex Violin Makers Planes are the finest available. Designed by Irving Sloane, they are cast in silicon bronze and feature a convex bottom designed for easy shaping of curved surfaces. The large thumbscrew allows quick and secure adjustment of the chrome vanadium steel blade. 

Bottom curvature is both front to back and side to side.

Standard and toothed replacement blades available.

Description Stock Number Price Purchase
 8mm blade x 25mm length Ibex Plane 50501 $66.00 Add to Cart
8mm Standard Replacement Blade 50506-8 $22.00 Add to Cart
8mm Toothed Replacement Blade 50507-8 $23.00 Add to Cart
 10mm blade x 30mm length Ibex Plane 50502 $68.00 Add to Cart
10mm Standard Replacement Blade 50506-10 $22.00 Add to Cart
10mm Toothed Replacement Blade
50507-10 $23.00 Add to Cart
 12mm blade x 36mm length Ibex Plane 50503 $70.00 Add to Cart
12mm Standard Replacement Blade 50506-12 $22.00 Add to Cart
12mm Toothed Replacement Blade (backordered)
50507-12 $23.00 Add to Cart
 18mm blade x 47mm length Ibex Plane 50504 $76.00 Add to Cart
18mm Standard Replacement Blade 50506-18 $22.00 Add to Cart
18mm Toothed Replacement Blade 50507-18 $23.00 Add to Cart

 

Ibex Ibex Flat Bottom Planes

Built to the same specifications as the violin planes above but with a flat sole and parallel sides. Perfect for instrument making and all woodworking where a small, precision plane is needed.

8mm blade x 25mm length
10mm blade x 30mm length
12mm blade x 36mm length
18mm blade x 47mm length

Stock Number

   Description

Price Purchase
50551 Ibex Flat Plane 8mm $66.00 Add to Cart
50552 Ibex Flat Plane 10mm $68.00 Add to Cart
50553 Ibex Flat Plane 12mm $70.00 Add to Cart
50554 Ibex Flat Plane 18mm $76.00 Add to Cart
50506-8F  8mm Flat Replacement Blade
$22.00 Add to Cart
50506-10F 10mm Flat Replacement Blade
$22.00 Add to Cart
50506-12F 12mm Flat Replacement Blade
$22.00 Add to Cart
50506-18F 18mm Flat Replacement Blade
$22.00 Add to Cart

 

Ibex 22.5 Ibex Precision Plane, Flat Sole

Built to the same specifications as the violin planes but with a flat sole and parallel sides. Perfect for instrument making and all woodworking where a small, precision plane is needed. 60mm (2 3/8″) length with 22.5mm (7/8″) blade width. Standard blade supplied. Optional toothed blade makes planing highly figured wood easier.

Stock Number

Description

Price Purchase
50505 Ibex Precision Plane $95.00 Add to Cart
50506-22 22.5mm Standard Replacement Blade $24.00 Add to Cart
50509-22 22.5mm Toothed Replacement Blade $24.00 Add to Cart
Ibex90mm Ibex Adjustable Palm Plane, Convex or Flat Sole

A larger version of the Ibex violin planes featuring an adjustable frog mechanism. Moving the frog forward or back changes the blade throat opening for precise planing control. Cast bronze construction with high-carbon steel blade.

Two styles available…Flat Bottom and Convex Sole (curved side-to-side and front-to-back.)

Perfect for instrument making and all woodworking where a precision palm plane is needed. 90mm (3 1/2″) length with 27.5mm (1 1/16″) blade width. Standard blade supplied.

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Stock Number

Description Price Purchase
50525 27.5mm Ibex Adjustable Palm Plane, Convex Sole $175.00

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50527 27.5mm Replacement Blade Convex $30.00 Add to Cart
50528 27.5mm Replacement Blade Flat $30.00 Add to Cart
50529 27.5mm Toothed Replacement Blade $30.00 Add to Cart
50520 27.5mm Ibex Adjustable Palm Plane – Flat Sole $175.00

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Kunz Planes Pocket Planes

These German made planes are just the tool for small, detailed work.  The body is 3 3/8″ long and the blade width is 15/16″.  Available with or without a raised palm handle.

Description

Stock Number Price Purchase
Pocket Plane 580-2300 $24.65 Add to Cart
Pocket Plane with Raised Handle 580-2200 $25.50 Add to Cart
Replacement Blade 580-2301 $4.75 Add to Cart

 

lutz-flat-large-1 I.A. Lutz Flat Bottom Palm Plane

A solid brass plane for precise trimming and detail work. This tool has a flat bottom and square sides. 23 mm blade.

Stock Number

Description Price Purchase
KT-12 Lutz Flat Bottom Plane $75.00 Add to Cart

 

fret-board-plane I.A. Lutz Hollow Bottom Palm Plane

This brass palm plane has a concave arched sole the proper radius for shaping violin and viola fingerboards. 18mm blade, made of high carbon steel.

Stock Number

Description Price Purchase
KT-11 Lutz Hollow Bottom Plane $65.00 Add to Cart

 

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I.A. Lutz Brass Violin Planes

Lutz brass violin planes are patterned after the traditional German tools used by generations of European luthiers. These polished cast brass tools feature convex soles (arched side to side and back to front) and a fine, high carbon steel blade held firmly in plane by a heavy thumbscrew cap.

5mm blade x 16mm length (top photo)

10mm blade x 32mm length (bottom photo)

Stock Number

Description Price Purchase
KT-5 5mm Lutz Plane $45.00 Add to Cart
KT-10 10mm Lutz Plane $55.00 Add to Cart