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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...

stanley 81 scraper blade new reproduction
stanley 81 scraper blade new reproduction $7.95
Time Remaining: 5h 37m
Buy It Now for only: $7.95
L1512 Stanley Scraper Plane No 81 Cabinet Scraper Hand Tool wood Sole SWEETHEART
L1512 Stanley Scraper Plane No 81 Cabinet Scraper Hand Tool wood Sole SWEETHEART $10.50 (2 Bids)
Time Remaining: 1d 1h 41m
Vintage Stanley Scraper Plane No 81 Cabinet Hand Tool Rosewood Sole 1909 42
Vintage Stanley Scraper Plane No 81 Cabinet Hand Tool Rosewood Sole 1909 42 $5.00 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 1d 9h 12m
Vtg Stanley No 81 Cabinet Scraper Plane 2 1 2 Blade Woodworking Hand Tool
Vtg Stanley No 81 Cabinet Scraper Plane 2 1 2 Blade Woodworking Hand Tool $30.00
Time Remaining: 1d 11h 51m
Buy It Now for only: $30.00
Stanley Scraper Plane No 81 Cabinet Scraper Hand Tool Rosewood Sole 1909 1942
Stanley Scraper Plane No 81 Cabinet Scraper Hand Tool Rosewood Sole 1909 1942 $19.99
Time Remaining: 1d 18h 19m
VINTAGE STANLEY NO 81 SCRAPER PLANE ROSEWOOD SOLE HAND TOOL A6K
VINTAGE STANLEY NO 81 SCRAPER PLANE ROSEWOOD SOLE HAND TOOL A6K $48.99
Time Remaining: 1d 22h 16m
Buy It Now for only: $48.99
STANLEY No 81 SCRAPER PLANE w V LOGO VINTAGE HAND TOOL VENEER CABINET
STANLEY No 81 SCRAPER PLANE w V LOGO VINTAGE HAND TOOL VENEER CABINET $67.00
Time Remaining: 2d 3h 47m
Buy It Now for only: $67.00
Vtg Stanley 81 Scraper Plane Original Blade Part V Logo 8543
Vtg Stanley 81 Scraper Plane Original Blade Part V Logo 8543 $19.99
Time Remaining: 3d 21m
Buy It Now for only: $19.99
STANLEY SW SWEET HEART No 81 CABINET MAKERS SCRAPER PLANE VERY EXCELLENT
STANLEY SW SWEET HEART No 81 CABINET MAKERS SCRAPER PLANE VERY EXCELLENT $70.00
Time Remaining: 4d 5h 50m
Buy It Now for only: $70.00
Vintage Stanley 81 Scraper Plane Spoke Shave Tool
Vintage Stanley 81 Scraper Plane Spoke Shave Tool $7.99
Time Remaining: 4d 6h 54m


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.

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