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Vintage Tool Rehab Projects #23: Into each life a #4 must fall: Stanley #4-T11-pictoral essay and rehab

04-04-2014 02:34 PM by Brad | 8 comments »

On a recent rust hunt, I happened across a Stanley #4. The very reasonable price and three patent dates behind the frog motivated me to have the nice lady open the display case. Once it was in my covetous little hands, I started ticking off the distinguishing characteristics of a vintage Type 11. I’ve been burned before. So before forking over good tool money, I made sure that all the parts were present and in good working order. Check, check, check and—here’s my check. At...

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Hand Toolcentric #1: My New Stanley/Bailey No. 5-1/2 Corrugated Type 11 Jack Plane

09-10-2011 04:19 AM by Michael J. Moore | 5 comments »

Here are some pics of my new Stanley/Bailey No. 5-1/2 Corrugated Type 11 Jack Plane. It has not got here yet but I still can’t wait to show it off. I decided to get this exact model after reading The Anarchist’s Tool Chest by Christopher Schwarz. You can check out The Anarchist's Jack Plane - here . Mine doesn’t have any fancy engraving. just a nice light patina, but I am tempted to give it some bling (maybe golden enamel). The Type 11 models were made between 1910 &...

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Tool Overview #4: You can tune a plane but you can't tuna fish

10-20-2010 04:09 AM by David Craig | 11 comments »

Ok, last new/used toy was dropped off to my porch today until after the holidays. This one has already become my favorite of the lot, this is the Stanley Bailey No. 5 Type 11 - I bought this one for 10 bucks from ebay. The patina was heavy but the rust was fairly minimal on the body. The sole was smooth and without any pitting. I disassembled the plane and gave the parts an evapo-rust bath. While disassembled, I took photos of the distinguishing marks that ID it as a true Type 1...

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