The Number 1 Stringer Plane available. Introduced by Shapers Australia to the industry and now highly recommended by leading Surfboard Shapers. The finest mini plane available, highest quality - perfect shape, size and weight for precision planing of surfboard stringers. Cast in silicon bronze with high tensile, Chrome vanadium blade. Rounded base and rounded blade perfect for shaping stringer rockers into the nose. 18mm round bottom, round sides, 47mm in full length. the IBEX planes are weighted, therefore making it easy to remove the stringer and not having to apply much force. Which IBEX to use: FLAT: The Flat bottom is best for long flats on the board. ROUND: The Flat bottom works perfect in areas on the blank that have curvatures.