Bench Plane Model Number Chart

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Her Thanksgiving spreads are legendary in our social circle. But then she shows up one day with a nice Millers Falls No. In my book, that earned her a hefty deposit into her Karma account…plus my beaming and grateful smile.

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To view all auction items in our Web Albums, click here. To see all photos in order, select All Photos in blue in the image above. Clicking on individual photos reveals full description and the ability to zoom in. FTJ Auction The absentee auction below ended Sunday, September 13, Patented in and manufactured by the Winn Co. Consists of a frame quadrant and two sector blades all in the original flat wooden box with veneer coming off.

Craftsman 3732 Low Angle Block Plane

Since my investment in No. Now, it’s not just based on condition, although that does have some effect, or age, as we all know, just because it’s old doesn’t make it valuable. The maker of the plane itself is certainly a factor. A Birmingham 98 or 99 plane is much more scarce than a Fulton and commands more than 10 times the price.

A block plane is a small woodworking hand plane which typically has the blade bedded at a lower angle than Vintage Millers Falls No 55 Block Plane

We may receive a commission when you use our affiliate links. However, this does not impact our recommendations. When you pick up an old plane in an antique store or swap meet it is sending off clues. You can read our stories about good frogs and bad ones and good soles and tortured ones to get up to speed. Here are some more clues to look for. Totes vs. Check out the photo at the top of this entry. The tote on the far left is a blister-making machine.

The downside to plastic is that it gets really slippery if you sweat even a little. The tote on the far right is what you want: Well-formed, curvy and rosewood. The first time you pick up one of these totes, your hand will thank you. Lateral-adjustment levers. A quick look at this part of the plane will tell you immediately if the tool was made for a professional or for a homeowner.

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This restored circa Craftsman plane was manufactured by Sargent Plane Co. It mirrors a Sargent Type 5 plane. This Craftsman hand plane from the early 50’s highlighted the use of a phenolic tote and knob. This was the first time Sears has specified this new plastics technology in a hand plane. This unrestored Craftsman low angle knuckle cap block plane was manufactured by Sargent Plane Co.

Sargent Plane Co.

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Toggle navigation Swingley Development. I did hit one antique mall and found a Millers Falls plane that fits the Type 1 description according to Randy Roeder’s type study. What caught my eye was the presence of a cast Y-lever. My other M-F planes all have stamped steel Y-levers. A second feature, which may be more significant, is the presence of the two-part, hinged lever cap without a patent date.

I have not seen another Millers-Falls plane with the hinged lever cap that did not have the patent date “pat. FOR” is cast into the back of the lever cap as with later examples. Thus, I assume that Millers-Falls produced some planes prior to issuance of the patent or very close in time to the patent date. A third feature is the presence of “Millers Falls” cast into the bed in a semi-circle around the base of the front knob.

Premium Bench Plane Type Study

The firm offered a line of Bailey-type bench planes that competed model for model with those of Stanley—with one major exception. An equivalent to the Stanley No. To identify the sizes of its premium bench planes, the company used a numbering system based on the length of the sole. For those familiar with Stanley numbering, it may be difficult to visualize a plane on the basis of this number, so a conversion chart is provided below.

In fact, Sears was one of the very first companies who contracted with manufacturers like Stanley, Sargent, and Millers Falls, and re-branded.

Millers Falls Co. Gunn and Charles H. Pratt built a factory in the north of Greenfield. In Millers Falls tools purchased the majority of the shares of Goodell-Pratt tools and merged with that manufacturer in In the company was acquired by Ingersoll Rand. The company was headquartered in Alpha, New Jersey. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Directory of American Tool and Machinery Parts. Retrieved

Millers Falls Company

These are separate from the tool donations that I wrote about in my previous post. This particular plane could have been made by any number of companies that Sears did business with over the years, including Stanley, Sargent, and Millers Falls. This one adjusts like a Stanley i. The features that make this plane a good candidate for restoring into a quality user have nothing to do with the name cast into the lever cap.

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Let the games begin, starting with the bread and butter of Stanley, upon which they built an empire, the Bailey patent bench plane in its various configurations. Leonard Bailey designed what has become the standard plane configuration that’s still in use to this day. He was the undisputed champion of the plane slugfest that errupted in the decades after the Civil War. If you’re at all fascinated with handplane design, follow this link to read all about the Better Moustraps.

A general description of stuff to look for when examining a bench plane is listed under the 3 smoother. This stuff is applicable to all Stanley bench planes of the basic Bailey design as well as those that incorporate the Bailey patents such as the Bed Rocks , and comes from my observances of thousands of these planes. All dimensions that follow each number indicate the length of the sole, the width of the cutter, and the weight of the tool. There were some subtle differences in the dimensions, but only those that are significant are mentioned where appropriate.

So, if you have a plane that’s one-half inch shorter or longer than what’s mentioned here, don’t go thinking that you have some ultra-rare version of the tool. You don’t except in the case of the 2. If the plane is inches shorter than what’s listed here, you have one that’s suffered an amputation along the way.

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