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BUCKLEY GEORGE W filed this Form 3 on 03/22/2010
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SEC FORM 3 SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
BUCKLEY GEORGE W

(Last) (First) (Middle)
1000 STANLEY DRIVE

(Street)
NEW BRITAIN CT 06053

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
03/12/2010
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
STANLEY BLACK & DECKER, INC. [ SWK ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Phantom Stock (1) (1) Common Stock 15,326 (2) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The referenced Phantom Stock was acquired pursuant to the deferred compensation provisions of Black & Decker's Non-Employee Directors Stock Plan (the "Stock Plan") and was converted into Phantom Stock of Stanley Black & Decker on March 12, 2010. The Phantom Stock will be settled in shares of Common Stock not later than May 11, 2010.
2. The shares of Phantom Stock convert on a 1 for 1 basis.
/s/ George W. Buckley 03/22/2010
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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POWER OF ATTORNEY


Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes
and appoints each of Bruce H. Beatt and Kathryn P. Sherer, signing 
singly, 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
otherforms 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 United States Securities and Exchange Commission 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 each 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 attorneys-in-fact.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of 
Attorney to be executed as of this 19th day of March, 2010.



/s/ George W. Buckley