Stanley 140 skew plane

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07-06-2010 03:40 AM

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I bought a stanley 140 skew plane today with no lever cap . Does anyone know where I might find one?

-- Jeff,

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#1 posted 07-06-2010 05:01 AM

That’s a hard one. The 140 is rare enough and I think (from ones I remember seeing) that there were a few different designs on the levercap over the years.
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#2 posted 07-07-2010 01:44 AM

Thanks I’ll try that.

-- Jeff,

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#3 posted 07-07-2010 02:53 AM

Try this site:

You should be able to find your #140 type on the website and then you can find the correct cap.

BTW they’re always for sale on EBAY….sometimes in pieces so you might get lucky. Good Luck!

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#4 posted 07-07-2010 03:20 AM

Lie Nielsen sells parts for their copy of the 140, you could buy one from them if you dont mind using a non-stock part.

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