LumberJocks

Found Another Bailey Plane No. 5..

  • Advertise with us

« back to Hand Tools forum

Forum topic by WVWoodWorker1 posted 490 days ago 555 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View WVWoodWorker1's profile

WVWoodWorker1

21 posts in 520 days


490 days ago

Heres another one I found for sale…What model is it and what is tops you’d pay? Thanks again

-- If I'm workin with wood, then its all good!


9 replies so far

View ScottinTexas's profile

ScottinTexas

108 posts in 532 days


#1 posted 490 days ago

I can’t tell from the pictures but it is an older one.

I’m guessing someone has posted this before: http://home.comcast.net/~rexmill/planes101/typing/typing.htm

Looks like it rusted pretty badly and they tried to clean it up.

View paratrooper34's profile

paratrooper34

760 posts in 1535 days


#2 posted 490 days ago

Looks like a type 10 or 11….now that is a nice plane!

-- Mike

View WVWoodWorker1's profile

WVWoodWorker1

21 posts in 520 days


#3 posted 490 days ago

I has the corregated bottom and the Guy wants $35.00 for it plus shipping. Should I buy it??

-- If I'm workin with wood, then its all good!

View needshave's profile

needshave

150 posts in 543 days


#4 posted 490 days ago

I was looking at a No.5 very similar in appearance to the one you have shown here. The difference was, mine did not have a corrugated bottom. It did not have any rust on the cap the rest was surface rust. It was $35.00 as well, I did pass on it. Can anyone tell me what type the non corrugated bottom would be?

View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile (online now)

Smitty_Cabinetshop

9491 posts in 1202 days


#5 posted 490 days ago

5 or 5C. Type is the same regardless of C designation. I’d suggest $35 is a decent price for a great user, and that’s what the plane above appears to be. But how much is shipping? That could be the deal breaker…

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

View WVWoodWorker1's profile

WVWoodWorker1

21 posts in 520 days


#6 posted 489 days ago

$12.85 for shipping

-- If I'm workin with wood, then its all good!

View sikrap's profile

sikrap

985 posts in 1942 days


#7 posted 489 days ago

Without seeing the sole and what the frog looks like, I’d pass at $35. I don’t think its a Type 11 because I don’t see any patent dates, but that’s not really an issue. For a decent #5, I never pay more than $20 and that would have to be a REALLY nice one. That’s because, at least around here, 5’s are really common.

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

View JayT's profile

JayT

2041 posts in 795 days


#8 posted 489 days ago

Agree with Mike—definitely a type 10 or 11 and I think 11 based on the next to last photo. Either way it looks like it could be a good user. $35+shipping is on the high end of what I would consider fair, but is still a decent price, especially if it really is an 11.

-- "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835

View Don W's profile

Don W

14475 posts in 1151 days


#9 posted 489 days ago

I’d say a type 11, but with the pitting that shows, and not seeing the sole, I’d say $35 is to much.

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase