——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————-Blog Series Mos, this could prove to be a great thread, rivaling Handplanes, mallets or chiselers!My question is on dating and identification of the different #45’s.Can you or someone go into detail about how to go about this? And here’s my small collection, all probably mid-20th century.I ordered a book on planes, not sure which one, but there isn’t enough information on the #45. -- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant.
With regard to value, having a complete plane with all its parts is a most important consideration along with vintage and condition. Types 3, 4, 8, 9, 14 and 17 fairly common, Types 1,2,5,10,13 and 20 are scarce and Types 6, 7a, 18, 19 and 19a are very scarce. 45 plane by Dave sometime in the near future.) Stanley offered many optional items for the No. These included a special set of 23 cutters including beads and reeds, etc., and a series of eight hollow and round bottoms with corresponding cutters, patented in 1884. Stanley further improved the basic plane by adding a cam stop in 1901.
The Stanley #45 This thread will serve as a “companion” of sorts to the blog series that I’ll be working on with regards to the Stanley #45.
In the blog I will be taking pictures in a sort of step-by-step process for setting up and performing certain tasks with the #45.
: Justus Traut's 3/11/1884 (basic patent) F. Rappleye's 10/24/1882 (slitting cutter) -Traut's 2/19/1884 (plane bit gauge) Traut's 2/23/1886 (hollows & rounds) Traut & E. Schade's 1/22/1895 (mechanical cutter adjustment) Traut's 7/9/1901 (cam rest) Dimensions: 10-1/2 inches long; 11-1/2 inches long in 1897 and later.
Cutters: 23 provided (as few as 18 with earlier types).