Out of the box, the only tune-up required of the body was to tighten down the tote and wipe off the oil with some mineral spirits. 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. Once the parts have soaked overnight, take them out and wash them under the tap to remove any residue from the part. Planes made by Stanley 1902-1907. 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.
Go to the for information on features introduced in this plane type. I suppose it was there to help prevent rusting between the blade and its cap iron? The best approach is to use the flowchart to date your plane, and then visit the and to verify the type. Does anyone want to take pictures of parts that are hard to describe? It may turn out where I get the 5 mailed out to me and get to keep the No 7. Since yours is missing, half the job is done. You can use a small piece of a finish nail as a pin part to be peened.
The solution ate too much of the metal on my lever cap and plane blade. A similar rib is found at the heel. Handle and knob are hardwood stained red or painted black. Check out the for a full listing of features associated with this plane type. As I was taking it apart, there were a couple of wood shavings under the frog.
This is located below the frog, and engages a fork that is screwed to the frog. Planes made by Stanley 1888-1892. Bailey only lasted until 1875, Stanley retained those patent rights and eventually the use of the Bailey name. The heart-shape is a memorial to The Stanley Works long-time president, William Hart. Planes made by Stanley 1910-1918. I have a Stanley No 6 Type 9 plane and I was having the devil of time figuring out exactly what it was because as shown in one of your photos this has a base with the high, arched Type 10 rib but without the frog adjusting screw.
Go to the for information on features introduced in this plane type. Hand planes have certainly not been replaced by power versions for many jobs. 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. Go to the for information on features introduced in this plane type. What this means is that you can take a shaving so thin you can see through it, and you can sneak up on a precise measurement in a way no machine made can. No parts needed replacing and only a little rust which cleaned up quickly with a scotchbrite pad and a light sanding with 400 grit automotive sandpaper.
Probably no reason not to make it into a user. If you find errors or discrepancies, Patrick's is the final authority. Next and most importantly, you need to sharpen the blade. I have a Stanley No. If you can shed light on this issue, please! Planes made by Stanley 1893-1899. Type 19 Types 16-18 Types 16-18 Does the depth adjustment nut have a diagonal knurling on it? The high knobs introduced at Type 12 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.
Check out the for a full listing of features associated with this plane type. I learned sharpening from my Annapolis Valley Woodcarvers Club's days so I got to be fanatical about sharp edges. The lever cap have a rather coarsely machined surface. The best thing to do is remove all the finish off the handles and apply a new stain of your choice. It means there is almost nothing in wood you can't make or can't fix. Check out the for a full listing of features associated with this plane type.
Check out the for a full listing of features associated with this plane type. I bought the Bailey Jack Plane 5 after doing a fair amount of research. One would think that definitive times of manufacture might be discovered for black japanned ; first orange; red; and yellow Type 20? Overall I'm pretty impressed with the quality of machining, especially for the price at 20% off. Overall, a great value if you can get it on sale. Rural household auctions are still a good source of old hand tools and power tools in good condition at great prices. For a short while, some models had a nickel plated appearance on them as a finish rather than the usual black japanning. 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.
The screw may then be tightened, by a turn with thumb and finger; and the Cap iron will serve as a convenient handle, or rest, in whetting or sharpening the cutting edge of the Plane Iron. I can still get them to work fairly well, but then I have little to compare to either. This post was over 2 years ago — and it was the plane that started me on quite a hand plane journey. The screw holes are located in the grooves. The adjusting nut looks to be steel rather than brass. Check out the for a full listing of features associated with this plane type.
Funds purchases by money order , cashiers check or bank draft are held for 7 days pending receipt of remittance. The flowchart starts by asking questions about the cast iron bed of your plane. Purchaser pays return shipping costs. These two examples are the only ones I know of in tooldom. Just wanted to chime in with some additional information regarding Stanley wartime bench planes. My experience tells me that this lever cap treatment is rather uncommon Another thing not mentioned in the type study is that on some examples the frogs have an orange over paint on them.