Please note that all type studies are approximate as production variations throughout the manufacturing years were quite common. Understand that neither Stanley nor any other manufacturer followed type studies. In fact, it is only in the last 30 years or so that type studies have been assembled through historical research and the physical inspection of hundreds or thousands of tools made over the years. Like Like. First off, thanks for all of this information!
The lateral adjuster on a Ohio Tools made plane. Note this twist is slightly different than the Sargent or Union. That lateral adjuster of a Union looks like the early twisted Sargent, but with a washer type guide like the Ohio Tools or Stanley.
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The chart below is a summary Type Study of Stanley Bed Rock Planes based on Bob Kaune's thorough study and additional research I have conducted over the past several years. Please note that all type studies are approximate as production variations throughout the manufacturing years were quite common. Also keep in mind. Stanley Plane Dating Flowchart How many patent dates are cast into bed? | 0 Yes Yes |> Is raised ring cast into -> Is bed painted blue? > Type 20 File Size: 63KB. Then check out the Plane Dating Flowchart. If you thirst for heaps of data on plane dating, visit the Plane Type Study or the Plane Feature Timeline. Plane Dating Flowchart Get your bench plane in hand (unless you have it's features memorized) and start answering questions. This page leads you down a hypertext flowchart to determine your plane.
Hand Planes. Don - January 26, Another telltale sign of the defiance plane is the flat sided reddish tote.
The space below the Apr 2, 95 patent date behind the frog should be milled out like it was a mistake. And finally, the frog should have the rear adjustment screw like you see on the later Bailey Planes.
Check your lateral lever for patent dates and take a look at what is marked behind the frog. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account.
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Dating: Buying: Cleaning: Selling: Tips: Home: 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. Some owners worked them so hard that they had to replace one or several parts. Jan 26, A Short guide to identifying the most common Vintage Hand Planes found. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but it should guide you in a general direction to find out who made your vintage hand plane. Don - January 26, A Short guide to identifying the most common Vintage Hand Planes found. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but. Stanley Plane Identification: How to Identify Antique Stanley Bailey Hand Plane Age and Type? By Joshua T. Farnsworth. Below you will find a tool for Stanley plane identification, specifically dating Stanley planes and identifying the type of your Stanley Bailey woodworking bench hand planes.
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the plane size # in the bed? No No Yes Types Types Is the lever cap back recessed or simply flat? Flat 1 Recessed Types Types "BAILEY'S PATENT" "AUG. 31, , AUG. 6, " on the depth nut? tote)? No Yes Type 1 Type 2 ) Is the frog receiver a broad rectangular area with an arched rear (toward the No Yes.
Do you have a electronic version of the Stanley bailey chart or a hard copy of the chart? Bryant says:.
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24 rows The chart below outlines the key specifications of all of Stanley's Bailey line of bench planes. Ask users of Stanley hand planes which type is the best to use on the bench and you will likely spark up an interesting discussion by Pat Thomas (First posted by susanneill.com) This is the first in a series of articles, published in no particular order over the next several . I've converted some of the plane dating information found in Patrick Leach's Plane Type Study into an easy-to-use hypertext flowchart. Hopefully by answering a few questions about your plane you can determine which type it is. The flowchart starts by asking questions about the cast iron bed of your plane. I've chosen the bed as a starting point.
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