Lie-Nielsen No. 101 Violin Maker's Plane

Code: 502389

  • Pocket-sized block plane with blade adjuster for precision control
  • Body and cap are manganese bronze for extra weight and durability
  • 22mm wide by 3.2mm thick blade for chatter-free cuts
  • Blade is cryogenically treated A-2 steel for prolonged edge life
  • Perfect for detail jobs like instrument building or model making
  • 90mm long x 30mm wide, weight 225g
  • Made in USA
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£96.95 (£80.79 Ex. VAT)

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Frequently Bought Together

  • Lie-Nielsen No. 101 Violin Maker
  • Lie-Nielsen Small Bronze Spokeshave Flat Base
  • Lie-Nielsen No. 102 Block Plane
  • Lie-Nielsen Plane Sock - Block
Total: £320.90

In Detail

This pocket-sized block plane is the smallest of Lie-Nielsen hand planes to feature a captive nut blade adjuster for precisely controlled depth of cut. The Violin Maker’s Plane includes several significant features that put it in a class of its own. The body and cap are manganese bronze for extra weight, durability and resistance to rust. The blade is 22mm wide by 3.2mm thick for chatter-free cuts and made from cryogenically treated A-2 steel for prolonged edge life. The addition of a finely controlled blade depth adjuster makes this little workhorse perfect for detail-oriented jobs like instrument building or model making. The body is 90mm long x 30mm wide x 41mm tall. The blade is bedded at 18°. Weight is 227g.

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This product is on page 264 of the Axminster Tools & Machinery 2019/20 Catalogue.


Model 101
Nett Weight 227 g (8oz)
Plane Blade Width 22 mm (7/8")
Plane Sole Length 90 mm
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