|Forum topic by RS Woodworks||posted 04-25-2013 07:07 PM||1381 views||0 times favorited||8 replies|
04-25-2013 07:07 PM
Hello ladies and gentlemen. Finally selling a few more planes. Listing these two for now, and possibly more very soon.
These are both fantastic Stanley #5 1/2 planes, both type 13’s (1925 – 1928), and both feature Sweetheart Made in Canada blades (can swap out for Made in USA blades if it’s a big deal for you). These have both been sharpened and tuned to perfection, and make fantastic user planes. If you have never tried a #5 1/2 jack plane, it’s an amazing tool and I personally like it far more than a plain ‘ol #5 for a user jack. The 5 1/2 is wider and heavier and cuts nicer IMHO. You can see them here making test cuts in curly birch, and leaving a surface envious of most smoothing planes.
Here is the first one, in near perfect condition with amazing rosewood knob and tote. Some proud previous owner has stamped his initials in the side, which obviously doesn’t affect use. I am asking $125 for this one (plane #1).
The second one is essentially the exact same plane. But doesn’t have the owner initials in the side. It does have a very minor band of staining on the bottom, like it was sitting on a thin strip for years in storage or something. Doesn’t affect use, and this too is a perfect user plane. The rosewood on this plane is just awesome. Asking $135 for this one (plane #2).
If you are interested, please PM me and indicate which plane (#1 or #2) you are interested in.
Shipping will likely be around $25 to $30 for these planes, and exact quote will be obtained for the buyers zip code. I prefer Interac E-transfer for payment, but will accept Paypal for a small fee.
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