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Stanley Smooth Bench Plane

Average reader rating
5.0
out of 5
Brand:
Stanley Hand Tools
Model:
12-204
Price:
$45

Description

• Gray, cast-iron base with precision-ground sides and bottom
• Durable epoxy coating provides long-lasting protection
• Hardened, tempered steel gives precision-ground cutter edge durability
• Cutter adjusts for depth and alignment, offering precise control
• Quick-release cam-lock makes iron removal easy
• High-impact polymer handles and knobs are contoured and polishe

Reader Reviews

A great plane for those jobs

Review Summary

I use this plane to take off that little bit that is needed to make it fit. it works great. I had to sharpen the blade right out of the box but it has kept it's sharpness with just a little touch up now and again. This tool is something that ever wood worker should have.

Detailed Ratings

5.0
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

Stanley hand planes

Review Summary

I have many Stanley Bailey planes in my shop. I consider them to be the standard plane. I am shocked to see few reviews about them on this site. Particularly that the top 4 in Wood Magazine are the Sweetheart,Veritas, WoodRiver, and Lie-Nielsen. Does no one appreciate the Stanley Bailey? Please tell me where it falls short. I am open to improvement of my tools, but would like to know what advantage there is to changing what I already have.
Particuly since these planes all cost twice what the Stanley costs.

Detailed Ratings

5.0
out of 5

Performance

5

Features

5

Ease of Use

5

Value

5

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