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bondogaposis

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03-25-2018 04:52 PM

Topic tags/keywords: plane

For those of you that are knowledgeable about Stanley Hand planes what can you tell me about this plane? It was given to me and I am in the process of bringing back to life. There are no markings on the iron or cap iron. There is a faintly stamped number 2 underneath the tote that doesn’t show up in the photos because of flash glare.

-- Bondo Gaposis


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#1 posted 03-25-2018 04:57 PM

Type 11 twas a very good “year”..sharpen it up, and put it to work

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#2 posted 03-25-2018 05:39 PM

Yep! Bandit nailed it. I have one also. Mine is a #4C.
Thinner castings than a newer #4, but works well.
Good save.

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#3 posted 03-25-2018 06:11 PM

I lied about no markings on the iron. Once I cleaned it up I could see it. It reads: Stanley New Britain Conn USA

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#4 posted 03-25-2018 06:59 PM

My favorite type personally.

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#5 posted 03-25-2018 07:28 PM

I have one just like It!

Got it already fixed up from an LJ in fact.

Brian

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#6 posted 03-26-2018 03:10 AM

Looks like a later type 11 to me. My #5 is type 11. They’re very solid planes.

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#7 posted 03-26-2018 01:09 PM

When were they made?

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#8 posted 03-26-2018 01:10 PM


Type 11 twas a very good “year”..sharpen it up, and put it to work

- bandit571


Here you go.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#9 posted 03-26-2018 01:25 PM



When were they made?

- bondogaposis

http://www.timetestedtools.net/2016/01/27/stanley-type-11/

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#10 posted 03-26-2018 01:31 PM

bondo, here are a couple good sources:

http://www.hyperkitten.com/tools/stanley_bench_plane/start_flowchart.php

http://www.supertool.com/StanleyBG/stan0a.html

According to the flow chart, it is a Type 10 1907-1909

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#11 posted 03-26-2018 01:47 PM

A type 10 only has 2 patent dates behind the frog.

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#12 posted 03-30-2018 01:33 AM

3 dates plus small brass wheel = type 11. I have a no 4 and no 7 of this type.

Brian

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#13 posted 04-02-2018 01:32 AM

This looks like a good place for my first post,. I just joined and I just bought a #4C Type 11. Mine looks to be as in need of a cleaning as the “before” picture above, too so I need to follow along here.

Brent

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