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Stanley No. 39-7/8 Dado Plane


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Manufactured: 1900 to 1935
Length: 8 inches
Blade Width: 7/8 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: $80 to $250
Average eBay Price: $90 to $250
Type 1: $150 to $275

Other Notes: Available in 8 different cutter sizes


Updated: 28th July, 2006

Stanley No. 39-7/8 Dado Planes on eBay right now...

Stanley 39 1 2 inch Skew Rabbit Plane
Stanley 39 1 2 inch Skew Rabbit Plane $45.00 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 2h 40m
Vintage Stanley Plane No 39 7 8 Patent August 12 1902
Vintage Stanley Plane No 39 7 8 Patent August 12 1902 $46.00 (10 Bids)
Time Remaining: 2h 48m
Vintage Stanley No 39 3 4 Dado Plane with Depth Gauge
Vintage Stanley No 39 3 4 Dado Plane with Depth Gauge $75.00
Time Remaining: 4h 45m
Vintage Stanley No 39 1 2 Dado Plane with Depth Gauge
Vintage Stanley No 39 1 2 Dado Plane with Depth Gauge $75.00
Time Remaining: 4h 46m
Stanley No 39 3 4 Dado Plane Has All Its Bells And Whistles Sweet Heart Era
Stanley No 39 3 4 Dado Plane Has All Its Bells And Whistles Sweet Heart Era $99.99
Time Remaining: 1d 5h 16m
Vintage Stanley No 39 7 8 Dado Plane Full Length Blade Both Spurs with Screws
Vintage Stanley No 39 7 8 Dado Plane Full Length Blade Both Spurs with Screws $94.99
Time Remaining: 1d 6h 27m
STANLEY No39 3 8 DADO PLANE BODY ONLY
STANLEY No39 3 8 DADO PLANE BODY ONLY $8.95
Time Remaining: 2d 7h 59m
Stanley no 39 3 4 parts
Stanley no 39 3 4 parts $25.00
Time Remaining: 3d 9h 28m
Buy It Now for only: $35.00
Iron Cutter Stanley No 39 7 8 Dado Plane 9003
Iron Cutter Stanley No 39 7 8 Dado Plane 9003 $35.95
Time Remaining: 3d 10h 18m
Buy It Now for only: $35.95
Lever Cap Pinion Screw Shoulder Screw Stanley Bailey No 39 1 4 Dado Plane X25
Lever Cap Pinion Screw Shoulder Screw Stanley Bailey No 39 1 4 Dado Plane X25 $5.95
Time Remaining: 5d 19h 7m
Buy It Now for only: $5.95


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.