Ibex Archtop Carving Planes

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Ibex Archtop Carving Planes 25mm body / 8mm blade

25mm body / 8mm blade

Item # 0330
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Ibex Archtop Carving Planes 30mm body / 10mm blade

30mm body / 10mm blade

Item # 0697
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Ibex Archtop Carving Planes 36mm body / 12mm blade

36mm body / 12mm blade

Item # 0687
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Ibex Archtop Carving Planes 47mm body / 18mm blade

47mm body / 18mm blade

Item # 0331
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Ibex Archtop Carving Planes 90mm body / 28mm blade

90mm body / 28mm blade

Item # 3141
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Ibex Archtop Carving Planes

About This Item

High quality planes with a convex bottom, for thicknessing arched instrument tops and backs.

Precision mini planes get into small spaces. Machined from cast silicon bronze, with a chrome vanadium blade that holds an extremely fine edge.

A larger 90mm (3.54") convex model is for carving archtop guitars, cellos and basses. This palm plane features an adjustable mouth to refine the size of the shavings, a great feature when working with figured woods.

Thumbscrew adjustment permits quick blade repositioning or removal for resharpening.

Ibex Finger Planes were designed by pioneering luthier Irving Sloane.

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different color on36mm outside

(Customer's Reviews)

received plane and looked as if it should have gold tone outside , but this one was chrome with gold bottom 36mm size there was a slight marring on the side and the blade looked rounded on the corner


Just what I needed for my shop

(Customer's Reviews)

great tool for archtop curving



(Customer's Reviews)

Just bought the smaller one. As usual it was delivered in France in 3 days (2-4 weeks in theory). This plane is magical. Carving is so easy with it that it feels like cheating! I'm carving an acoustic guitar body in a single piece of wood. After carving the main shape with gouges and chisel, this plane is a real time saver to adjust the thickness. Only disappointment: it becomes very hot in no time, remember to wear gloves.

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