Stanley Door Trim & Router Plane - No. 171 This is the router plane used to route doors & door jambs out for hinges & strike plates, prior to the electric router. This plane has the 3/8" cutter. It is very rare that you will find this plane with (2) uncracked rosewood handles that match. The tool is the early model with 1911 Patent Date clearly marked on it. This plane has the rods which are frequently missing, but does not have the fence. This router plane was made between 1911 and 1935. The plane has been refinished to look good in a Stanley tool collection.