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Stanley No. 118 Block Plane


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Manufactured: 1933 to 1983
Length: 6 inches
Blade Width: 1-5/8 inches
Construction: Steel
Finish: Japanned
Features: Virtually unbreakable
Uses: General purpose block plane
Average Dealer Price: $10 to $50
Average eBay Price: $10 to $40

Other Notes: Pressed steel design won't crack when dropped onto a hard surface


Updated: 26th April, 2006

Stanley No. 118 Block Planes on eBay right now...

STANLEY 118 Block Plane
STANLEY 118 Block Plane $9.99
Time Remaining: 7h 23m
Vintage Stanley Low Angle Block Plane 118P W Box
Vintage Stanley Low Angle Block Plane 118P W Box $19.99
Time Remaining: 1d 1h
Stanley No 118 Low Angle Block Plane Unbreakable 1933 1983
Stanley No 118 Low Angle Block Plane Unbreakable 1933 1983 $14.99
Time Remaining: 1d 12h 23m
Vintage SHELTON all steel low angle woodworking block plane like Stanley No118
Vintage SHELTON all steel low angle woodworking block plane like Stanley No118 $15.00
Time Remaining: 3d 7h 54m
Minty Stanley 118 Low Angle All Steel Block Plane USA W Box
Minty Stanley  118 Low Angle All Steel Block Plane USA W Box $69.99
Time Remaining: 4d 8h 13m
stanley no 118 block plane low angle very clean unbreakable plane
stanley no 118 block plane  low angle  very clean unbreakable plane $55.00
Time Remaining: 5d 6h 42m
Buy It Now for only: $75.00
Vintage Stanley No 118 Low Angle Block Plane Made in the USA P2
Vintage Stanley No 118 Low Angle Block Plane Made in the USA P2 $34.00
Time Remaining: 10d 2h 15m
Buy It Now for only: $34.00
Vintage Stanley No 118 Low Angle Steel Block Plane Shop Class School Auction
Vintage Stanley No 118 Low Angle Steel Block Plane Shop Class School Auction $20.06
Time Remaining: 12d 4h 33m
Buy It Now for only: $20.06
Stanley Block Plane 9 1 2 9 1 4 18 19 65 120 118 220 Blade 1 5 8 UL
Stanley Block Plane 9 1 2 9 1 4 18 19 65 120 118 220 Blade 1 5 8 UL $12.59
Time Remaining: 14d 6h
Buy It Now for only: $12.59
Stanley Block Plane 9 1 2 9 1 4 18 19 65 120 118 220 Blade 1 5 8 FBBL
Stanley Block Plane 9 1 2 9 1 4 18 19 65 120 118 220 Blade 1 5 8 FBBL $17.99
Time Remaining: 19d 6h 26m
Buy It Now for only: $17.99


Sources: While many of the dealers prices for Stanley planes are largely set by John Walters’ book “Antique & Collectible Stanley Tools” it appears that eBay, while acknowledging the Walters guide somewhat, tends to march to it’s own beat and sets its own prices. For that reason - and the fact that eBay’s reach and customer base is huge - I’ve decided to include a separate eBay average price here. Other sources include: “The Antique Tool Collector’s Guide To Value” by Ronald S. Barlow, “Antique & Collectible Stanley Tools” by John Walter, “The Stanley Plane” by Alvin Sellens, “Patrick’s Blood & Gore” by Patrick Leach, various auctions and sales of collectable tools and my own compilations of prices realized, observations and notes over the past 20+ years.