A type 14 Stanley #5C restored.

I don’t have any before pictures, because this beauty came with a type 20/21 frog with the folded lateral, so I wasn’t even going to do anything with it. I changed my mind more just to see how much work it would take, since it was a jack anyhow, I figured it would be ok. I thought it was strange that it had rosewood, but I didn’t think to hard on it.

On closer inspection though, I found this wonderful type 14. Based on the broken tote tip, I would say it was dropped and the original frog busted.

I had the correct frog, so its all back to normal now.

I didn’t do the tote repair, its an old repair which seems very solid. I just sanded it out and refinished, leaving the history intact.

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3 Responses to A type 14 Stanley #5C restored.

  1. gblogswild says:

    Nice job. Just because it’s a jack doesn’t mean it’s not work bringing back to glory.. I like it!

  2. gblogswild says:

    er… “worth,” not “work”…

  3. I agree on a jack. It was more of a comment about the newer Stanley’s with the folded lateral. I don’t value them as much as the older planes.

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