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Stanley Bedrock No. 608 C Jointer Plane

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Manufactured: 1900 to 1935
Length: 24 inches
Blade Width: 2-5/8 inches
Construction: Cast iron, rosewood handle & knob
Finish: Japanned
Features: Corrugated sole. Superior frog seating
Uses: General purpose bench plane
Average Dealer Price: $200 to $500
Average eBay Price: $170 to $430
Types 1 to 4: $225 to $450

Other Notes: The Bedrock planes are built more solidly than Stanley’s other bench planes.

Updated: 13th August, 2006

Stanley Bedrock No. 608 C Jointer Planes on eBay right now...

Stanley 1 51 172 Schlosserhammer mit Holzstiel 200 g 1000 608
Stanley 1 51 172 Schlosserhammer mit Holzstiel 200 g  1000 608 EUR 6,00
Verbleibende Zeit: 20d 8h 38m
Sofort-Kaufen für nur: EUR 6,00

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.