You ever see people leave posts on Craiglist for used tools that say in “good condition”, etc. and the asking price is average, or above average? Some times they mis-identify the tool and label it what they think it is. Then you view the pic (if one is attached) and it’s an old rusty hunk of metal? Are these some people cleaning out their parents garage and finding an old handplane, take the name(s) off the item, and place a value on the tool…..without doing any research on C/L or EBay to see what others are paying for them?
I saw a not so old Stanley Bailey No. 4 handlplane covered in rust on Craigslist for $80! It’d take 80 hours to get it in to operating condition! I sent the guy an e-mail suggesting he do some research on websites and re-asses the asking price….then I offered him $10
You can find some incredble buys on these sites but then the others make you think WTF are these people thinking.
Has anybody else seen these?
-- Just a man with his chisel.........