Question: How do I date my Stanley plane?

Measure the depth-adjustment nut to see if it is as large as 1-1/4 inch in diameter. If it is and it had three dates cast into the bed, your plane is a Type 12 and dates between 1919 and 1924. If not, your plane is a Type 11 and dates between 1910 and 1918.

When were Stanley planes made in USA?

Planes made by Stanley 1929-1930. All of the features of the previous, except: MADE IN U.S.A. is now cast into the bed at the toe. A raised ring is cast into the bed to act as a receiver for the knob.

When were Stanley planes made in England?

Stanley Tools UK bought JA Chapman in Sheffield and started making planes in 1937.

Are Stanley Tools Made in UK?

For many of us, you hear the name “Stanley” and you think blades. And when you think “blades”, you think Sheffield. So we were delighted to learn that Stanley is bringing much of its manufacture of steel blades for its knives back to the UK. Made in Sheffield.

What company owns Stanley Tools?

The Connecticut-based Stanley Black & Decker owns many brands beyond its name, including Lenox, Craftsman, Irwin Tools, DeWALT and CribMaster. Theyre sharing a sizable market.

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