|Forum topic by justin83||posted 05-17-2016 01:53 AM||551 views||0 times favorited||4 replies|
05-17-2016 01:53 AM
I picked up an old iron spokeshave over the weekend, and I am having a hard time identifying it. (Actually I paid $10 for two boxes of old tools, and found this in the bottom of one.)
It’s about 10.5” long, curved handles, and an adjustable mouth. If I look really close, I can (barely) make out “BAILEY” on the underside of the left handle, followed by something I can’t make out. I can’t make out any letters on the other handle. (See pictures.) I don’t see “Stanely” or any numbers stamped anywhere on the body. The blade has “Stanley Rule & Co.” stamped on it, but no idea if it’s original.
1) Any idea what vintage this is, or how I can ID it?
I was going to clean and up use this, but wanted to check on what it was before trying to tune it up.
(BTW, I am new to woodworking and really new to old hand tools. Any info will be appreciated!)