Stanley bench plane dating
The solid brass cutter-adjustment knob allows precise control of depth and alignment, and the frog seat is machined for precise mouth adjustment. Contoured, polished high-impact polymer handles and knobs offer comfort and durability. Features: I recently purchased this model, and within 2 hours while was also grilling chicken, I had this set up and functioning ideally.
Like the previous review, I found the sole not flat, but that is common in Stanley planes dating back to the 60's.
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The Stanley Model 12-904 Bailey® Smoothing Plane is a fine general-purpose bench plane.
Start by reading Patrick Leach's comments on Stanley plane dating. If you thirst for heaps of data on plane dating, visit the Plane Type Study or the Plane Feature Timeline. This page leads you down a hypertext flowchart to determine your plane type.
It includes links to Patrick Leach's original Plane Type Study and the Plane Feature Timeline.
These features are avoided where possible, along with features that appear in only some planes of a given type (i.e. Where possible, the flowchart uses parts that were probably replaced less often, such as frogs, depth adjustment screws and lateral adjustment levers.
I converted the type study to hypertext and added the plane dating flowchart and feature timeline.Please contact me by Email or phone for return authorization. Slowly close the jaws, being careful not to touch the actual frog casting, and compress the rivet and lever. The following condition ratings are used to qualify and describe items in a general manner. & please include pictures of the tools that you need parts for.Stan Faullin helped by providing some of the pictures used in the Plane Dating Flowchart, and Steve Turner provided the Post Script version of the flowchart.Welcome to Record Planes dotcom - The definitive resource for Record planes online.