Stanley No 112 Scraper Plane 5
1884 Catalog Image of Stanley #112 Type 1 Scraper2
1909 Catalog Image of Stanley #112 Cabinet Scraper3
1923 Catalog Image of Stanley #112 Cabinet Scraper4
1885 to 1943
Patents1: Leonard Bailey's 8/7/1855 (basic desgn;
Dimensions1: 9 inches long
Cutter1: 2-7/8 inches wide
Construction1: Cast iron, rosewood handle and knob
User Info1: A superior scraper plane used by
cabinetmakers for scraping and finishing fine hardwood cabinetwork and for finishing
veneers. See No. 12 for sharping details.
Average Price1: $100 to $250
Type 11: $150 to $450 (1885 to 1890)
Notes1: Three optional toothing cutters were
available: 22 t.p.i., 28 t.p.i., and 32 t.p.i. Today these cutters bring $50 to $100 each.
The slope of the side rails on earilier castings will not be centered between the tow and
heal of the plane as are later types. Type 1 has a beaded front knob and early stylized
rear handle and Bailey's 8/31/1858 patent date on the adjustment screw. later types will
have the 'B' and 'S' casting marks. Stanley trademark may not be on blade. Cap screws on
most later types have a trademark. Early blades have the upper two corners cut at a 45
Source: 1. Walter, John . "Antique & Collectable
Stanley Tools, Guide to Identity and Value", 2nd Edition, 1996
2. The Stanley Catalog Collection, 1855 to 1898, The Astragal Press, Mendham, New Jersey
3. Wood, Jack P. "Early 20th Century Stanley Tools, Price Guide". Contains
reprints of the 1909 and 1926 Stanley Works Tool Catalogs.
4. Smith, Roger K., Reprint of Stanley Catalog No 120 orginally issued in 1923,
"Carpenters' and Mechanics Tools", The Stanley Rule and & Level Plant, The
Stanley Works, New Britain, Conn., U.S.A.
5. Stanley No 112 Type 2, Tool Collection of Gordon Muster . Fine Condition except
blade in a later replacment. Purchased March 2001 on Ebay for $140.