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Stanley No. 39-3/4 Dado Plane


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Manufactured: 1900 to 1950
Length: 8 inches
Blade Width: 3/4 inches
Construction: Cast iron
Finish: Japanned
Features: Skewed cutter, adjustable depth stop and spurs
Uses: For cutting a rectangular groove or channel
Average Dealer Price: $100 to $225
Average eBay Price: $90 to $220
Type 1: $125 to $250

Other Notes: Available in 8 different cutter sizes.


Updated: 28th July, 2006

Stanley No. 39-3/4 Dado Planes on eBay right now...

VINTAGE STANLEY No 39 1 2 DADO PLANE WITH ALL PARTS
VINTAGE STANLEY No 39 1 2 DADO PLANE WITH ALL PARTS $35.01 (20 Bids)
Time Remaining: 4h 38m
Stanley circular plane 113 type 8 A 1936 39 collector quality
Stanley circular plane 113 type 8 A 1936 39 collector quality $150.00
Time Remaining: 1d 2h 35m
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Stanley No 39 Dado plane 3 8 inch
Stanley No 39 Dado plane 3 8 inch $37.77 (2 Bids)
Time Remaining: 2d 10h 49m
Stanley No 39 1 2 Depth Stop I824
Stanley No 39 1 2 Depth Stop I824 $20.95
Time Remaining: 4d 7h 30m
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Vintage Stanley DADO Plane No 39 3 8 Patent August 12 1902 No Blade
Vintage Stanley DADO Plane No 39 3 8 Patent August 12 1902 No Blade $84.60
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Iron Cutter Stanley No 39 7 8 Dado Plane 9003
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Stanley 39 3 8 inch plane
Stanley 39 3 8 inch plane $22.76 (2 Bids)
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Stanley 39 7 8 inch Early Style Dado Plane
Stanley 39 7 8 inch Early Style Dado Plane $23.80 (2 Bids)
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Stanley No39 3 8 Dado Plane Original Blade Stanley Rule and Level Cap Screw
Stanley No39 3 8 Dado Plane Original Blade Stanley Rule and Level Cap Screw $98.99
Time Remaining: 7d 1h 14m
VINTAGE STANLEY 39 DADO PLANE 1 4 SWEETHEART COMPLETE NICE TOOL
VINTAGE STANLEY 39 DADO PLANE 1 4 SWEETHEART COMPLETE  NICE TOOL $124.99
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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.