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Blog series by GlennsGrandson updated 324 days ago 4 parts 8449 reads 13 comments total

Part 1: Disston D8's and Warrented Superior logging saw..

772 days ago by GlennsGrandson | 0 comments »

I picked up two Disston D-8 handsaws with thumbhole at an auction today. $27.50 for about 12 saws. Two which were these Disston and one smaller one had a Warranted Superior button (not pictured). I took these three saws, filtered through the rest and a lady (the one who bid me up) bought the rest of them from me for $3 (I didn’t want the rest of the garbage). They are pretty rough shape. The one with the painted handle has a decent etching under the rust yet. From the website http://www...

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Part 2: CS Osborne draw gauge/leather slitter (OLD)

722 days ago by GlennsGrandson | 2 comments »

I just picked one of these up at a garage sale for $2 not knowing what it was. (and got a lot of other great buys too!)It says C.S. OSBORNE & co. NEWARK, N.J. From what I’ve read it is indeed a leather cutter, aka draw gauge (http://www.csosborne.com/no51.5.htm). Mine has black japaning on the handle and the blade says C.S. OSBORNE & CO HARRISON N.J. The blade must have been a replacement. On the opposite side of the measurements is it stamped MADE IN U.S.A., it’s stamp...

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Part 3: Forrest 10" WWII blade and stiffener. ebay! $35.95!!!

707 days ago by GlennsGrandson | 2 comments »

Hey everybody, I just had to gloat a little. I just won an ebay auction on a Forrest 10”, 40 tooth, thin kerf WWII blade. This is the Item description listed Forest 10 Inch Saw Blade for auction….Sharpened ONE time and has not been used since it was sharpened. It is in excellent condition. 40 tooth; 3/32 inch thin kerf table saw blade I checked with Amazon. The blade sells for $125 – $143. The saw blade stiffener, which is also included, is priced between $28 ...

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Part 4: Help dating a Stanley No 10 1/2 "Carriage Makers Plane"

324 days ago by GlennsGrandson | 9 comments »

Hey everyone, I’ve been busy with school and still trying to perfect the finish on my desk. But I took a break to go and see my uncle today I noticed this sitting on the work bench, I told him that I’ve fixed up some planes before and he told me that I could have it. SCORE! I’m having some difficulty dating this Stanley No. 10 1/2. I’ve been on Patrick's Blood & Gore page and Hyperkitten's Stanley Bench Plane Type Page and I haven’t been able t...

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