Bedrock planes identification. The Valley Woodworker: Bob's illustrated Type study of Bailey bench planes. Part 2 The user's models years 2019-03-02

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Plane Feature Timeline

bedrock planes identification

To remove a lot of material quickly with the No. There's sure to be megabucks reaped with this design. Some plane parts were frequently replaced by their owners, or are easily separated from the plane, such as irons, cap irons, knobs and totes, and lever caps. The flowchart starts by asking questions about the cast iron bed of your plane. Tool lust oozes all over these historic tools. This is an area where the type study is very weak, in my opinion. To help keep track of my herd I long started to catalogue every tool coming in the shop, pictures before and after rehabbing and etc.


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Bed Rock Type Study

bedrock planes identification

Planes made by Stanley 1885-1888. The lever cap is machined and finished as before, with the notched rectangle's background japanned. Planes made by Stanley 1942-1945. Stanley Planes Model Reference:Number Stanley Planes Model Number Reference Indexed by Model Number These pages are intended to serve as a quick reference for the model numbers of the various Stanley Planes. Click to go the Plane Feature Timeline for this type.

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Bedrock Bench Planes

bedrock planes identification

Planes made by Stanley 1885-1888. Planes made by Stanley 1874-1884. Planes made by Stanley 1929-1930. An extremely accurate edge rabbet plane, used to work a rabbet up to corner. This blog is then my small contribution to the growing knowledge base on line and to share my woodworking adventures, mistakes and all, to whomever may be interested to learn from my mistakes and tribulations as I continue to grow as a woodworker.

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The Valley Woodworker: Bob's illustrated Type study of Bailey bench planes. Part 2 The user's models years

bedrock planes identification

They now have a waist to them whereas the earlier ones are cylindrical over their length. Planes made by Stanley 1869-1872. No guarantees of perfection, but we've done our best to make it accurate. The original type study doesn't mention it, but there are several treatments of the lever cap, where its finish and the background color of the notched rectangle follow what seems to be a 'style du jour'. Along with this change, Stanley altered the side profile of the planes to the square or flat-sided type shown above, a change that lasted until Stanley discontinued the line in 1943. Do you know if the lateral adjusting lever can be replaced? Type 12 Type 11 Types 13-14 Is a raised ring cast into the bed as receiver for the knob? Where the casting rises up around the frog, on either side of the frog, the tops are lopped off flat, instead of the normal round sides found on the earlier Bed Rocks and the Baileys. .

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Plane Feature Timeline

bedrock planes identification

Go to the for information on features introduced in this plane type. Check out the for a full listing of features associated with this plane type. The lever cap have a rather coarsely machined surface. This is to align the frog laterally, to keep it square to the sides of the plane, and, thus, make the iron parallel to the mouth. Knuckle cap prefered by many as the plane can sit more comfortably in the palm of the hand.


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The Valley Woodworker: Bob's illustrated Type study of Bailey bench planes. Part 2 The user's models years

bedrock planes identification

This new design is found on sizes 3- 8, but the frog is of a 3 size for all planes. Go to the for information on features introduced in this plane type. Where possible, the flowchart uses parts that were probably replaced less often, such as frogs, depth adjustment screws and lateral adjustment levers. Planes made by Stanley 1948-1961. I've seen enough of these to convince me that's it wasn't accidental, or if it was, it was a big screw-up.


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The Superior Works

bedrock planes identification

Planes made by Stanley 1925-1928. The high knobs introduced at Type 12 were very prone to this, prior to the introduction of the raised ring, due to the greater leverage capable of being placed on them than could be placed on the low knobs. This is an area where the type study is very weak, in my opinion. The top is more a flattened arch-shape. Any product claim about a service or product should be verified with the manufacturer. Go to the for information on features introduced in this plane type.

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Plane Feature Timeline

bedrock planes identification

The hot dog shaped handle can be moved to either side. By about 1900, the frog design had pretty much evolved into the design that most of us handtool fundamentalists recognize - the angled bottom that mates to the bottom casting at two areas, one along the rear of the mouth and the other at a raised crossbar that spans the interior width of the bottom casting. While some antique Stanley tools are valuable, the vast majority of them are not. Go to the for information on features introduced in this plane type. Pay attention to this, and the corrugated version's, iron.


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