Bailey Bench Planes - Fore

Features & Benefits

  • 60mm blade width
  • Chrome carbon steel cutter hardened and tampered to retain a keen cutting edge
  • Finger tip adjustment for depth of cut and cutter alignment
  • For stock removal and truing up long edges or levelling wide boards
  • Fully adjustable frog for all tasks and timber types
  • Kidney shaped lever cap screw hole prevents accidental slippage of cutter
  • Precision cast fine grey iron base for stability and wear resistance
  • Professional fully adjustable metal plane
  • Tight fitting spring steel cap iron for perfect shaving flow
  • Virtually unbreakable polypropylene handle and knob shaped for comfort
SKU DescriptionIron width (mm)Iron length (mm)
1-12-006 STANLEY® BAILEY® #6 Fore Plane 450 x 60mm60455

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2 out of 10


Melbourne AU DIY-user
It's solid so I'm sure it will last.
Relatively cheap.
Frog is so terribly machined that getting the blade to sit flat is wry hard. This is commonly mentioned on woodworking forums and requires filing the frog until it sits flat.
sole was so far from flat that hours of sanding on glass still has high and low spots.
Marketed as professional but really it's a poor quality tool and you'd be better off buying something better if you're worried about fine woodworking. If you're a builder or into rough removal of material from wood without precision, this might be OK.
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Confirmed purchase: 24 October 2018
Published on: 25 October 2018