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hhhopks

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580 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: question plane

An associate across the pond claimed that this is a Stanley 150. It looks like a 110 with a depth adjuster on it.
I don’t seem to see 150 in Stanley’s numbering system. So far, I have not ran across it on Ebay. No luck in googling. Surly, it is a common plan. So, what is it?

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS


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Deycart

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#1 posted 580 days ago

Hum.. It kinda looks like a 220 or a 203 with a different cap. I dont think it is a stanley.

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LukieB

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#2 posted 580 days ago

I completely agree with Deycart, that it looks like a 203 or 220, and I don’t think Stanley made any with that style depth adjustment and lever cap combo…..but I’m certainly no expert.

If you do think it’s a Stanley check out this,
http://www.supertool.com/StanleyBG/stan0a.html

Good luck!

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#3 posted 580 days ago

Doesn’t appear to be a US-type Stanley block. The 203 / 220 varieties had a toggle-type cap vs. the rod shown above. Weird.

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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hhhopks

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#4 posted 579 days ago

I’ll ask for better photos. Looks like there are some marking at the rear bed of the plane.

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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hhhopks

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#5 posted 575 days ago

I ran across this auction on E-Bay. The seller identified it as a Stanley C-241. It looks like a match to me. My associate’s plane is probably from England.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Stanley-C-241-Block-Plane-Made-in-USA-/370590243765?pt=LHDefaultDomain0&hash=item5648e65bb5

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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Don W

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#6 posted 574 days ago

I agree with Smitty. HHHOPKS, if you look at the knurling on the ebay posting and your original posting they are different. Same style, but I’d say different manufacturer. I’d say its a Stanley copy.

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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Bertha

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#7 posted 574 days ago

Wooden knob, tall cap, and a large diameter screws. I think the depth adjuster may be foreign to the plane.

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

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Don W

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#8 posted 574 days ago

look for Bandits finger prints.

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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