Stanley Transitional Plane - No. 135

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Stanley Liberty Bell 135 Plane Review By: I.Ball

Manufacturer: Stanley

Plane Type: Transitional

Model No: 135


           

The Stanley 135 'Liberty Bell' Transitional Plane is an old Stanley plane first made in the late 1800's during Victorian times.

The Stanley 135 plane is a 10 inch long smoothing plane fitted with a 2 1/8 inch wide plane cutter.

The Stanley 135 is slightly longer than the Stanley 24 Transitional Smoothing Plane and has a plane blade which is slightly wider than the Stanley 24 Plane.

Finding a replacement Stanley plane blade for this plane is a little more challenging as most Stanley plane blades are either 2 inch or 2 3/8 inch.



The Stanley 135 'Liberty Bell' has a wooden body made from Beech with a wooden front knob and wooden rear handle from a Stanley bench plane. The wooden base has a cast iron top section which was finished with a black japanning.

The front nose of the plane is marked 'Stanley Rule & Level, No. 135'.

The introduction of Stanley Transitional Planes were planes which were a cross between the historically dominant wooden planes of the time and the historically new metal planes.


Manufactured Dates

1877 - 1918


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