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Periodically, I will post items that I have for sale.  The list changes frequently as I also sell on eBay under the handle nicmk.  This COVID thing has really messed with my ability to acquire inventory and consequently I am running very low on the most popular sizes and brands. I still have a few and if you have a particular need, holler out to me and I'll see what I can do to help you out.

 

If, when I start listing more stuff, you see something that interests you, you may contact me at tools@mknickel.com and I will 1. Answer questions, 2. Send more photos, or 3. Be happy to sell you something. 

Unless otherwise noted, each of my items is user ready, tuned, sharp and ready to go to work.  If you happen to be a perfectionist you will likely want to fine tune your new plane to meet your own personal specifications.  I will do as much work on the item as is practical but understand that it isn't a perfect specimen, never was probably even when new.  If  you're looking for perfection, design one and have it made.  Let me know as I've never seen a perfect plane before.  Generally these planes are at least 60 years old and will have typical usage marks, perhaps some pitting, bare metal staining, tool box dings and other work related injuries. 

If any look interesting, feel free to contact me directly for additional details.

If the item shows that it's been SOLD no worries.  I've got more in the queue so check back again soon. It takes some time to get them ready.  If you are interested you can contact me through this website contact page: https://www.plane-dealer.com/contact or via my facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/planedealer/?modal=suggested_action&notif_id=1556408038037738&notif_t=page_user_activity

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Stanley Bailey No 5 User Friendly Ready to UseType 20 c 1962 - 1984 (ish)

This is a nice example of a later Bailey produced before Stanley started to significantly reduce plane manufacturing and by implication, quality.  These later examples take a bit more tuning initially, but once there perform admirably. This one would be a fine starter plane and one that a new woodworker could learn on.

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Millers Falls 1455 Low Angle Block Plane Clean Sharp Ready To Use SOLD

This all original and as found example has been cleaned, tuned up and is ready to use. The iron has been flattened and the bevel reset at 25 degrees. The bottom has been lapped smooth and flat. There are no functional or structural defects. It would make a great bench or apron companion in a working shop.

Stanley Bailey No 3 Corrugated type 16 c1933-1941 Tuned and Ready to Use

A great example of a pre-WWII corrugated smoother and it's in ready to use condition. Add to your collection of classic Bailey user planes with this one. I don't think you'll be disappointed.

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Classic Stanley Bailey No 4 Early Type c1888-1892 Clean Sharp and Ready To Use

A great user friendly and in great user condition this No 4 type 6 would be a perfect starter for a new craftsman/woman or someone looking for an early Bailey smoother with the character and history of a grand old iconic American tool.

Winchester No W220 Block Plane (Made by Stanley) circa early 1900s

Likely produced in the early part of the 20th century by Stanley for Winchester, this one is still in all original condition and is completely functional. If you are a collector, you won't find many of these W220s around. If you are a user, this one will tune up to be a fine worker. 

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Classic Original Stanley Bailey No 4 WWII Type 17 Classic c1942-1945 Clean Sharp Ready To Use SOLD

This classic type 17 would make a fine addition to a collection of Bailey planes in that it appears to be in little used and  original condition save those improvements made during the tune up.

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Stanley No 65 Low Angle Block Plane Tuned and Ready to UseSOLD

A wonderful bench or apron partner for any new or experienced craftsman looking for a user ready low angle block. A less common size but in great condition and ready to use.

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Classic Stanley Bailey No 4 Corrugated Type 11 c19010-1919 Sharp & Ready To UseSOLD

User friendly and in excellent condition this corrugated No 4 c1910-18 would be a perfect starter for a new craftsman/woman looking for an early classic style quality smoothing plane at a fair and reasonable price.

Stanley Bailey No 3 Corrugated c1902 Type 9 Tuned Up Sharp & Ready To Use SOLD

A great looking and less common style produced early on in the 20th Century. It's tuned and ready to use, an excellent example of an early era Bailey, definitely a great opportunity for a new user/collector.

Classic Stanley Bailey No 3 Corrugated c1910-1923 Tuned Up Ready To Use SOLD

A classically designed  No 3 corrugated smoother, likely produced around 1918-23. Clean, sharp and ready to use, perfect for the craftsman/craftswoman who prefers the "feel" of the old Bailey smoothing plane. A perfect addition to a collection of classic users.

User Stanley Bailey Classic No 5 Type 19 c1948-61 Tuned Up & Ready to WorkSOLD

A great classic looking and very well cared for No 5 type 19, produced between 1948 -1961 clean, sharp and user ready. It would be a perfect starter for a new craftsman/woman looking for a quality classic smoothing plane to enhance an existing Bailey collection at an amazingly reasonable price.

"A Beginner's Guide to Bench Planes 
The Pocket Guide"

Just bought your first plane? This guide will help you set it up and keep it maintained in a "ready to use" condition.  Filled to the brim with helpful pointers on sharpening, basic tuning and maintenance of you new bench plane.  A "must have" smaller pocket size guide for the new or learning user.  Order direct from the author. Contact me for details. tools@mknickel.com

$13ppd

I'm not an appraiser and I no longer provide estimates of value. So, if you have a plane you'd like to sell me please bring along a price with your offer. Thanks.

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