Dating old stanley planes

The flowchart starts by asking questions about the cast iron bed of your plane.

I intend to eventually format the data into a more usable format, but for now I want to put it out for reference and feedback.

I've converted some of the plane dating information found in Patrick Leach's Plane Type Study into an easy-to-use hypertext flowchart.

Hopefully by answering a few questions about your plane you can determine which type it is.

I got a Stanley block plane in a lot of tools that I purchased recently that I'm trying to identify - I'm sure someone here can help me out. 91/2 both the plane and the iron are totally different than my other 91/2 planes.

Ok, info I have: The lateral adjustment is like the ones on the other block planes made in England, and you mentioned that the utter is likewise stamped.

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