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Stanley Works, Stanley Electric Tools
New Britain, CT, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery

History
Last Modified: Jan 26 2014 9:15PM by Jeff_Joslin
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Originally known as "The Stanley Works, R. L. Carter Division", it was created when The Stanley Works bought out Ray L. Carter's line of portable routers during the 1930s.

Stanley Electric Tools is best known for making handheld power tools, which are outside the scope of this web site. They qualify for this listing because they also made bench grinders and overarm routers. Please do not upload pictures of handhelds!

Handheld power tools are outside the scope of this web site. Please do not upload pictures of handhelds!

Information Sources

  • Address (1950 Popular Mechanics): 127 Elm St, New Britain, Connecticut.
  • According to the history section of the Bosch U.S. website, in 1980 "Robert Bosch Power Tool Corporation [was] established in New Bern, NC through acquisition of the power tools division of The Stanley Works, a leading U.S. producer of hardware and tools."