Lewin Universal Plane

lewin universal plane
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Review By: I.Ball

Manufacturer: Lewin

Plane Type: Multi

Model No: Universal


The Lewin Universal plane is a British made multi plane with die-cast aluminium handles. This old woodworking plane was supplied with 18 cutters and a fitted Lewin wooden box.

The plane was advertised as 'The Lewin Universal Plane - An Improved Multi-Purpose Tool For Craftsmen In Wood'.

This type of tool is also sometimes referred to as a Lewin Combination Plane.

Parts List

lewin multi-plane parts list

1. Main Handle
2. Auxiliary Handle
3. Fence
4. Sliding Section
5. Main Stock
6. Forward Arm
7. Rear Arm
8. Main Stock Blade
9. Sliding Section Blade
10. Spur
11. Blade Adjusting Screw
12. Depth Gauge Adjusting Screw
13. Sliding Section Locking Screws
14. Main Stock Locking Screws
15. Blade Locking Screw
16. Depth Gauge Locking Screw

Manufactured Dates

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