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Stanley No. 46 Skew Cutter Combination Plane


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Manufactured: 1873 to 1942
Length: 10-1/2 inches
Blade Width: 11 cutters provided: 1/4, 3/16, 5/16, 3/8, 1/2, 5/8, 13/16, 7/8. 1-1/2 inch, 1/4 inch tongue cutter and 1-1/2 inch filletster cutter
Construction: Cast iron, rosewood handles & fence
Finish: Nickel plated
Features: Skewed cutter, adjustable fence and depth stop. Also 11 interchangeable cutters, spurs and slitter
Uses: Plow, dado, filletster and rabbet plane
Average Dealer Price: $150 to $450
Average eBay Price: $600 to $1000
Type 1: $400 to $1200
Type 2: $225 to $450
Types 3 to 7: $200 to $500

Other Notes: Earlier types have a japanned finish


Updated: 28th July, 2006

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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.