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Blog entry by Don W posted 06-28-2011 02:46 PM 11991 reads 60 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Brands other than Stanley Bailey and some information I have found. Part 3 of dw- Plane notes from the field series Part 4: How to set a bench plane chip breaker. »

NOTE: I edit this and add sites from time to time. Also note I am not associated with most of these in any way. Also, just because its listed, It is NOT a referral, some I’ve used, some I have not. Use it as if you found it on your own.

Please take a look at my blogs
Plane Restoration How to
Tips for Setting up a bench plane
And many more

General:
The mother of all Stanley information http://www.supertool.com/StanleyBG/stan0a.html
http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~alf/en/antique-tool-faq.txt Antique Tools FAQ (as of 11/97)
http://www.handplane.com/
https://home.comcast.net/~stanleyplanes/planes101/planes101.htm
http://www.cianperez.com/Wood/WoodDocs/WoodHowTo/INDEXHowTo.htm

http://www.hyperkitten.com/tools/stanleybenchplane/
Learn to use the plane at his blog—- http://www.logancabinetshoppe.com
The Hardware Companies Kollectors Klub – http://www.thckk.org/history.htm
flatten the soles of planes http://www.tablesawtom.com

WayneC also has a set of really good reference sites.

Millers Falls here—http://oldtoolheaven.com/bench/bench.htm

Other Reference Sites
http://www.cianperez.com/Wood/WoodDocs/WoodHowTo/INDEXHowTo.htm
A great site for general information – http://vintagemachinery.org
————example – here is the Craftsman OEM List -
Stanley Planes by the numbers.

Refinishing:
http://www.majorpanic.com/SlideShow.htm
https://home.comcast.net/~rexmill/planes101/japanning/japanning.htm

Plane Parts:
http://stores.ebay.com/New-Hampshire-Plane-Parts
http://stjamesbaytoolco.com/
http://antique-used-tools.com/
http://www.highlandwoodworking.com/search.aspx?find=stanley+plane+parts
http://www.stanleytoolparts.com/planes.html
http://www.brasscityrecords.com

Restoration:
http://lumberjocks.com/donwilwol/blog/25464
http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com/bench-plane-restore-the-dw-way/
http://lumberjocks.com/WayneC/blog/series/40
http://lumberjocks.com/Dcase/blog/series/3462
http://www.majorpanic.com/handplane
restor1.htm
WKFinetools

Engraving
http://www.catharinekennedy.com/
http://www.toolengraver.com/
www.cajunhandplanes.com

Frog Comparison (to ID manufacturer)
Brass City quick plane ID

Frog Comparison (to ID Stanley Type frog)
antique-used-tools.com frog comparison

Dating References:
Rexmills type Study
Plane dating flow chart
http://primeshop.com/access/woodwork/stanleyplane/DataMisc.htm
http://homepages.sover.net/~nichael/nlc-wood/stanref-num.html
The MegaChart http://primeshop.com/access/woodwork/stanleyplane/
http://www.tooltrip.com/tooltrip9/stanley/stan-bpl/bailey-types.htm
Metal Router Type Study Page
http://www.hansbrunnertools.gil.com.au/Stanley%20by%20numbers/Stanley.htm
http://www.oldtooluser.com/TypeStudy/type_studies.htm

Record hand plane dating.
http://www.recordhandplanes.com/dating.html

Typing the #45
Typing Stanley #45s

Typing (dating) Bedrock includes Keen Kutter
http://www.antique-used-tools.com/brtypes.htm

Typing (dating) Millers Falls
http://homepage.mac.com/galoot_9/MF_type1.html
http://oldtoolheaven.com/bench/benchtypes.htm

Dating Block Planes
http://virginiatoolworks.wordpress.com/tools/stanley-planes/date-your-block-plane-type-study/

Dating a #113
http://www.oldtooluser.com/TypeStudy/StanNo113cpTypestudy.htm

Sharpening
Rexmills sharpening
WayneC resources
Scrub Plane Iron Cambering
antiquetools.com A Guide to sharpening

Antiques tools for sale and Auctions
Meeker's Mechanical Nature Antiques
Martin J. Donnelly Antique Tools
http://antique-used-tools.com/
Supertools List
www.sydnassloot.com
www.finetoolj.com
http://www.brasscityrecords.com/toolworks/new%20tools.html

Sargent Planes
http://www.sargent-planes.com/
Sargent Hand Planes by the number–with pictures
Sargent Planes - Additional Dating Information NOT in Heckel's 2nd Ed. Guide by HorizontalMike
and http://www.horizontalheavens.com/418vs418VBM%20Comparison.htm

Japanning
http://libertyonthehudson.com/
http://lumberjocks.com/JayT/blog/series/5621

References for Stanley #45s
http://lumberjocks.com/Mosquito/blog/32951

precision grinding
http://www.tablesawtom.com/plane.htm

Buying
http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com/tools-for-sale/
http://www.shop.roseantiquetools.net/408a-Stanley-39-3-4-Dado-Plane-408a.htm":http://www.shop.roseantiquetools.net/408a-Stanley-39-3-4-Dado-Plane-408a.htm

Infill Making
Smoother kit http://sturnella.com/tools/
Norris Style Adjuster http://www.toolsforworkingwood.com/store/item/MS-NADJUST/Search/adjuster/Adjuster_for_Norris_Style_Infill_Planes
http://user.xmission.com/~jry/ww/tools/a13/a13-bom-BP.html
http://www.petermcbride.com/metal_plane_making/
http://www.stjamesbaytoolco.com/
http://www.macpherson.co.nz/shop_made_planes.htm
http://www.supertool.com/oldtools.htm
http://hyperkitten.com/tools/ForSale/Tools_FS.php
http://andersonplanes.com/
http://www.inthewoodshop.com/toolrestorations/renovating%20an%20infill%20smoother1.html
http://www.daedtoolworks.com/blog/?cat=6
http://www.handplane.com/67/the-norris-adjuster/
http://benchcrafted.blogspot.com/2012/01/winter-smoother-monday.html
http://www.handplane.com/30/making-planes-dovetailing-infill-planes-101/
http://billcarterwoodworkingplanemaker.co.uk/5.html
http://www.holteyplanes.com/tech_A13.html
Making a jointer, http://americanwoodworker.com/blogs/projects/archive/2012/01/18/aw-extra-making-an-infill-jointer-plane.aspx
With adjustable mouth http://www.ukworkshop.co.uk/forums/an-infill-project-with-a-modern-twist-t65983.html
rebate – http://www.petermcbride.com/planemaking/bench_rebate1.htm
Smoother with bolted sides http://www.infillplane.co.uk/?paged=2
brass-body-block-plane.pdf - ShopNotes
http://www.petermcbride.com/planemaking/spiers_dovetails.htm

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com



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#1 posted 06-28-2011 03:55 PM

Great set of references. Thanks for Posting. I have a blog specifically for reference materials. Has some info on books and videos for example… There may be some stuff of interest in there for ya.

http://lumberjocks.com/WayneC/blog/series/43

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#2 posted 07-01-2011 02:19 AM

Don thank you so much for this great set of resources. One for my favourites for sure.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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#3 posted 02-10-2012 11:33 PM

Great links Don his should keep me busy for a week. Thanks.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#4 posted 04-05-2012 10:44 AM

thanks to KSslim for the Craftsman OEM List

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#5 posted 05-13-2012 11:40 PM

http://www.tablesawtom.com/plane.htm added.

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#6 posted 06-12-2012 02:33 PM

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#7 posted 06-23-2012 08:59 PM

updated for typing MF.

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#8 posted 09-04-2012 12:51 AM

Well done Don I wonder how I never found this blog before Shame on me

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#9 posted 09-21-2012 02:08 PM

I don’t know how I’m just now finding this. Watched.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#10 posted 02-21-2013 09:34 PM

I want to thank all those who contributed to my research. We’ve compiled quite a list.

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#11 posted 02-21-2013 09:48 PM

Don we need Miller Falls Links.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#12 posted 02-21-2013 09:50 PM

search millers falls Dave, they are there.

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#13 posted 02-21-2013 09:53 PM

Thanks for putting this together Don. It’s a great resource.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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#14 posted 05-09-2013 02:23 PM

updated with some infill references.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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