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Stanley No. 81 Cabinet Scraper


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Manufactured: 1909 to 1942
Length: 10 inches
Blade Width: 2-1/2 inches
Construction: Cast iron, rosewood bottom
Finish: Nickel plated
Features: Rosewood bottom
Uses: For fine finish work
Average Dealer Price: $50 to $120
Average eBay Price: $65 to $100

Other Notes: Sweetheart versions (1920-1935) sometimes reach slightly higher prices


Updated: 29th July, 2006

Stanley No. 81 Cabinet Scrapers on eBay right now...

Vintage Old Stanley No 81 Scraper Shaver Woodworking Hand Tool
Vintage Old Stanley No 81 Scraper Shaver Woodworking Hand Tool $32.99
Time Remaining: 2h 11m
Stanley No 81 Scraper Plane Rosewood SoleSweet Heart Ca 1920
Stanley No 81 Scraper Plane Rosewood SoleSweet Heart Ca 1920 $25.00 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 8h 20m
Stanley No 81 Scraper
Stanley No 81 Scraper $75.00
Time Remaining: 1d 9h 34m
Buy It Now for only: $75.00
Woodworking Shop Starter Set Stanley 75 81 Scraper Sargent Router Block Etc
Woodworking Shop Starter Set Stanley 75 81 Scraper Sargent Router Block Etc $225.00
Time Remaining: 2d 8h 49m
Buy It Now for only: $225.00
Stanley plane scraper 81 collectible user
Stanley plane scraper 81 collectible user $15.00
Time Remaining: 3d 6h 43m
Buy It Now for only: $25.00
Stanley No 81 Scraper Lever Cap Tension Screw F795
Stanley No 81 Scraper Lever Cap Tension Screw F795 $6.95
Time Remaining: 3d 10h 25m
Buy It Now for only: $6.95
Vintage Stanley 81 Brass Double Handle Wood Cabinet Scraper Made in USA Used
Vintage Stanley 81 Brass Double Handle Wood Cabinet Scraper Made in USA Used $40.00
Time Remaining: 5d 26m
Buy It Now for only: $40.00
Stanley No81 Scraper Plane SW Blade Woodworking
Stanley No81 Scraper Plane SW Blade Woodworking $65.00
Time Remaining: 5d 5h 1m
Buy It Now for only: $65.00
VINTAGE STANLEY NO 81 SCRAPER W O BLADE WOODEN BASE
VINTAGE STANLEY NO 81 SCRAPER W O BLADE  WOODEN BASE $19.99
Time Remaining: 5d 7h 12m
Stanley No 81 Scraper Rosewood Base Plate with Screws K106
Stanley No 81 Scraper Rosewood Base Plate with Screws K106 $24.95
Time Remaining: 5d 19h 14m
Buy It Now for only: $24.95


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.