Type dating a stanley plane instead of re-building my whole illustrated type study of stanley bench planes english infill plane (2. I'm building the best hand plane refinishing and restoration resource on the internet tune up, blade sharpening, stanley type study pages. If you have a stanley bench plane and start by reading patrick leach's comments on stanley plane dating if you thirst for heaps of data on plane dating. A basic range of block and bench planes survived but their numbers were cut shorter every few years stanley uk continued to manufacture some planes but to all intent and purpose the stanley plane manufacturing business was dead by the late 1980s stanley australia manufactured planes from 1965 to the 1990s in moonah, tasmania.
Check out the plane feature timeline for a full listing of features associated with this plane type type 8-9 planes made by stanley 1899-1907 you plane appears to be a hybrid of types 8 and 9 use the plane type study or the plane feature timeline to further identify your plane type 9 planes made by stanley 1902-1907. Stanley plane dating flowchart how many patent dates are cast using additional information from john walter’s book “antique & collectible stanley tools. English limit my search to r what's so bad about the stanley type 20 bench planes i just recently came across hyperkittencom's stanley plane dating.
Dating planes plane how to’s dating hand planes start page stanley english bench planes timetestedtools english plane type study draft stanley block planes. Stanley has been creating tools such as the bench plane since 1843, and it can be difficult to date an antique tool if you don't know where to look, according to the stanley company there are twenty types of stanley planes dating back to 1867 each type has subtle differences that distinguish it. Stanley plane identification and stanley plane dating: what year and type is your stanley bailey handplane find out with this stanley bailey plane type study.
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Stanley bailey planes - made in england vs made in usa #431806 by svb - 29 nov 2009 if i recall correctly, stanley didn't start uk production until ~1935. #13 circular plane #15, #15 1/2, #16, #17 block planes #18 block plane (#a18:aluminum) (#s18:steel) #18 1/4 block plane #19 block plane #20 circular plane (#20 1/2:japanned) transitional planes #21, #22, #23, #24 transitional smoothers #25 transitional block plane #26 transitional jack plane #27 transitional jack plane. Earlier model #3 stanley made in australia plane with stained hardwood handles, 2 piece flat steel depth adjuster yolk the. So i picked up this stanley block plane for \ at a local garage sell here in the usa it was rusted, dirty, etc -- it cleaned up really well with some elbow grease.
Acknowledgements the original and seminal work of roger k smith in his two volumes devoted to the identification and segregation of antique tools, particularly of the stanley planes, has provided the basis for continuing interpretive work such as that presented in the stanley bench plane dating page found at jay sutherland's site. Find great deals on ebay for stanley bedrock in woodworking planes shop with confidence. Shop for-and learn about-antique and vintage stanley tools bailey held numerous patents on such mainstay tools as planes, which stanley rule and level.
The font of all web-knowledge on the various models of stanley planes jay sutherland's woodworking page contains jay's type-study and. Stanley planes by numbers r emember that a one hundred year old plane has probably gone through many hands and changing fortunes some were showered with attention by their former owners, others suffered the worst possible abuse.
This type study is based upon roger smith's original and includes many comments and dating from 1921 the beginning of the end for stanley bench planes. Stanley tools wooden planes new hand tools power tools books st180460 number 7 stanley jointer this is a brand new in the box stanley. Identifying hand planes stanley # 9 ¼ later model and # 110 earlier model this is an excellent resource for dating hand planes based on their features.