Question: What is a Bailey Wood plane?

Leondard Bailey was a tool designer in the 19th century. Working on his own and later for Stanley Rule and Level Co. (now Stanley Black & Decker), designed Bailey, Victor, and Defiant bench planes, or tools used to smooth the surface of wood. The blade was mounted on a plate that pivoted near the sole of the tool.

What is a Bailey pattern plane?

Bailey-pattern planes were designed by Leonard Bailey designed planes and worked for the Stanley company. Working for Stanley Rule and Level, Bailey designed prototype planes of all types including full range of bench planes, block planes, scrapers and spokeshaves.

Where are Bailey planes made?

New Britain, Connecticut Most prominent of those patents were the planes manufactured by the Stanley Rule & Level Co. (now Stanley Black & Decker) of New Britain, Connecticut. Commonly known as Stanley/Bailey planes, these planes were prized by woodworkers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and remain popular by todays wood craftsman.

How do you use the Stanley Bailey plane?

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