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The 709 and 714 planes were well-designed, quality products.The handles and knobs were fabricated from Tennessee Eastman tenite #2 and were guaranteed unbreakable in use.

Also, type studies like this are most accurate for No. This tool does not work for the Stanley Bedrock planes or transitional planes.

You can find other stanley handplane type studies online, but I’ve tried to make this the most clear and understandable resource, with plenty of photos to help you understand what you’re looking for.

In case you want a PDF copy (or in case my type study is having glitches) you can download my free PDF chart here.

There were 100s of planes (wood & iron), more than 100 hand saws (inc.

many rare Disstons) more chisels than we had ever had in one sale, tool boxes & chests, wood vises, axes, & every other class of tool made.

The following tables provide a summary breakdown of identifying characteristics and markings of the Bodies, Frogs and Receivers, Lateral Adjustment Levers, and Lever Caps on Stanley’s Bailey line of bench planes.

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