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ANSELL JEFFREY D filed this Form 4 on 12/05/2017
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				POWER OF ATTORNEY


	Know all persons by these presents that the undersigned hereby
constitutes and appoints Janet M. Link and Kathryn P. Sherer the 
undersigned?s true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:

(1) 	prepare, execute in the undersigned?s name and on the undersigned?s 
behalf, and submit to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the ?SEC?) 
a Form ID, including amendments thereto, and any other documents necessary or 
appropriate to obtain codes and passwords enabling the undersigned to make 
electronic filings with the SEC of reports required by Section 16(a) of the 
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or any rule or regulation of the SEC;

(2) 	execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the undersigned?s 
capacity as an officer and/or director of Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. (the 
?Company?), Forms 3, 4, and 5 in accordance with Section 16(a) of the 
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder, and any other forms 
or reports the undersigned may be required to file in connection with the 
undersigned?s ownership, acquisition, or disposition of securities of the 
Company;

(3) 	do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned 
which may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Form 3, 
4, or 5, or
 other form or report, and timely file such form or report with the 
SEC and any stock exchange or similar authority; and

(4) 	take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the 
foregoing which, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit 
to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it 
being understood that the documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on 
behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such 
form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in fact may 
approve in such attorney-in-fact?s discretion.

	The undersigned hereby grants to such attorney-in-fact full power and 
authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, 
necessary, or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and 
powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned 
might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or 
revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or 
such attorney-in-fact?s substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause 
to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers 
herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing attorneys-in-
fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of undersigned, are not 
assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the undersigned?s 
responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 
1934.

	This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the 
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, and 5 with respect to 
the undersigned?s holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the 
Company, unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing 
delivered to the foregoing attorney-in-fact.

	IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be 
executed as of this 4th day of August, 2017.


				/s/ Jeffrey D. Ansell			
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				Jeffrey D. Ansell