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Vintage Tools #1: Stanley and Wards Smoothing Planes

06-07-2018 07:07 PM by DJL1031 | 0 comments »

I was on a quest to acquire a couple of brass shoulder planes I had spotted a while back at an antique place (huge). And, of course, they were gone. I asked one of the dealer/ attendants about them and he remembered selling the last one. I wanted to give him an eye poke, but resisted. Instead, I found a Stanley “Bailey” No 5 smoothing plane and a Wards “Master ”, probably a No 7. I’ve begun the restoration process. The pic shows one that is nearly flattened...

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Stanley No. 5 Jack Plane

12-04-2007 03:53 AM by CedarFreakCarl | 8 comments »

I had some time to kill last Saturday and was close to a flea market so I stopped and checked it out to see what was there in the way of tools. Generally there wasn’t much there, but after trudging through much of it I found a vendor with a few planes. Most of them looked like junk, but this one stood out. The guy wanted $42.50, but after watching me pick it up and put it back down about 10 times told me he’d sell it for $35.00.So I bought it. Now what I know about planes could f...

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