Stanley Planes Model Reference:Number Stanley Planes Model Number Reference Indexed by Model Number These pages are intended to serve as a quick reference for the model numbers of the various Stanley Planes. Cast iron, japanned with nickel plated trimmings. The plane is dark and as found, needing a good cleaning. Its iron is stamped with the first sweetheart trade- mark. It has the heavier casting of the 1950s planes. Not just the bevel, the entire top. This forum is for all the woodturners out there.
The Only Fault I See Is There Is A Chip F The Rear Tote On The Top Left Side, See Pictures. The tote is split in the middle right above what looks like a previous split that had been fixed. The box is intact but is not nearly as nice as the plane. The nickel shows honest wear and is around 70%. There is one rough spot on the front knob, but it is not easily noticed. The high knobs were very prone to this, prior to the introduction of the raised ring, due to the greater leverage capable of being placed on them than could be placed on the low knobs. There is rust on the tip of one of the slitters, but that will polish off and this will be a great user.
Wood bodied jointer planes are excellent if you want to spend the time making or refurbishing one sufficiently. It Is Marked Stanley On One Side. This was touted as making the cutter less likely to loosen when the depth was adjusted; the lever cap wouldn't be apt to move along its length as much. More similarities is the Tote was broken in almost the same location, just a little lower. This is likely the mark of the Sessions Foundry, who contracted with Stanley to produce their castings. I will be focusing mostly on metal Stanley planes because Stanley planes were manufactured by the millions. The Plane Has About 95% Japanning OnIt.
One of them has light pitting on the point making the markings hard to read. Hope this helps with your plane type I. Planes made by Stanley 1902-1907. Features are broken down by type. These new logos are know as the sweetheart logo in the tool collecting biz. A nice example for the discerning user. He was my favorite grandparent, and the one that used to let me tinker around with him in his shop when I was very young.
There is quite a bit of japanning loss and there is some white paint on the tote which led me to give it the low grading. Does anyone want to take pictures of parts that are hard to describe? By relocating the circular hole toward the bottom of the cutter, the iron can be used right up to the slot, without sacrificing the advantage gained from the lateral adjustment lever. For those who can afford it I also recommend the. A good honest example for a reasonable price. The original type study doesn't mention it, but there are several treatments of the lever cap, where its finish and the background color of the notched rectangle follow what seems to be a 'style du jour'. I am sure that it will tone down with handling.
An idiot has wire brushed the top of the sweet heart blade. I plan to rummage around in their garage soon to see if I can find those two pieces. A below the heart, in one line that is longer than the length of the notched rectangle. Kinda got me a little choked up… Mike --. It doesn't rate higher because it has quite a bit of japanning losses, perhaps has much as 50%. This was a short-lived production, and is practically identical to the Victor planes Bailey later produced.
I guess that there would be no reason to ship them south. Common general purpose bench plane, for smoothing work and long enough to do some jointing. There is slight wear on the fence. Based on that description does anyone have a clue or a suggestion of a resource to identify this plane? In fact, information about plane typing are widely present on the net. The lateral lever is a one-piece construction, with its portion that engages the slot in the iron being straight across. The first of this model that I have had.
Tool lust oozes all over these historic tools. Where in the sequence of actual manufacturing this subtle change fits is unknown to me, but I've only noticed it on those planes equipped with rosewood knobs and totes and rounded irons. Lever cap is stamped115, and the stamp under the frog is C72. A Stanley No 5 C Jack Plane, sweetheart vintage. Please see the full and pages for additional information, including dates. The number 12 is stamped into the base of the tote, probably the inventory number in a commercial shop. It Has A Corrugated Bottom That Are Hard To Find In This Size.
Or, it simply may have been that the dude who discovered the vivid color for Cheetos was ahead of his time, and wanted to start cashing in. These planes typically have the rounded iron. The high knobs were very prone to this, prior to the introduction of the raised ring, due to the greater leverage capable of being placed on them than could be placed on the low knobs. How do you know the age of a Stanley handplane? The wood is rosewood, but looks to be post-war wood. A few of the blades have tiny spot of rust, but nothing that won't come right off. It's strange that on the examples I've seen, the hole is tapped for the screw in the bottom casting, but the frog isn't. Here is Patrick Leach's more complete version of the type study, in hypertext form.