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|10-12-2016 04:58 PM||
Reported this morning: Stanley Black & Decker has agreed to purchase the Iwin and Lenox brands from Newell Rubbermaid for $1.95 billion.http I wonder what this is going to mean for us as woodworkers. With SB&D being the parent company of DeWalt, I can’t imagine that they are going to want to keep multiple brands of similar ite...
|08-26-2016 12:49 PM||
For Sale: Infill Shooting Plane - 1 reply
Selling the transitional infill shooting plane I recently built It is made with the frog, cap iron and lever cap from a Union Transitional with a Stanley iron (the original Union was too pitted to use). Body is solid jatoba with O1 tool steel bottom and side. Works very well in testing. Asking $500, which includes shipping to t...
|04-15-2016 02:30 PM||
Project card embed not working - 21 replies
Tried to embed a project card in a thread reply via the widget on a project page and it’s not working. Just comes up with a broken pic icon and link. Not sure what’s going on, but if one of the tech gurus could look into it, that would be appreciated.
|10-25-2015 01:46 PM||
Interesting new portable table saw - 5 replies
Skilsaw just announced a new portable table saw. So what, right? What’s interesting is the words on the left side of the table. Instead of being direct drive, as every other jobsite saw out there, this one will integrate a worm drive. How much will this change the potential for using a jobsite saw in the workshop? One of the b...
|09-29-2015 01:00 AM||
Cleaning out the shop (again) and selling my type 2 Stanley Bedrock jointer plane. This one is an unrestored, all original plane, as far as I can tell, with a beautiful patina. If you are unfamiliar with Bedrock types, here is the best resource I know of. You can see in the pics the No 7 on the nose and milled out area on the tail that is c...
|02-07-2015 11:39 PM||
Stanley type 8 #7C jointer plane for sale--SOLD - 6 replies
Selling a type 8 Stanley #7C plane that would make a great user for someone needing a jointer. Found it in an antique shop and wanted to give it a chance to be a user again instead of wall art. It has been cleaned, de-rusted and tuned up. Japanning on the body was mostly gone, so it was stripped and repainted. Sole has been lapped reasonab...
|12-22-2014 03:49 PM||
The unofficial 2015 Lumberjocks Hand Tool calendar is now available to order on zazzle.com. As before, you can order whatever quantity you want in three different sizes. Make sure to enter the promo code CALENDAR2015 at checkout to save an additional 15%. There were tons of great photos and projects to pick from, so unfortunately, many ...
|05-17-2014 11:08 PM||
Chisels for sale--Stanley 750's, 720 & Mawhood - 0 replies
Cleaning out some unused tools from the shop and wanted to offer them up to other LJ’s before putting on ebay. Four good quality vintage chisels, two Stanley 750’s, a Stanley 720 and a Mawhood firmer from England. Update: All three Stanleys are sold. The first Stanley 750 is a 3/8in. The handle is in excellent shape for i...
|01-28-2014 02:13 PM||
2014 LJ Hand Tool Calendar - 28 replies
The unofficial 2014 LumberJocks Hand Tool Calendar is done and available for order. First off, I apologize for the delay, but think the results are worth it. Big thanks to all of you who allowed pictures to be used and for those who supplied high res images when needed. It was extremely difficult to select the pics—there were so m...
|10-07-2013 04:16 PM||
Restored Jointer Plane For Sale--SOLD - 3 replies
Picked up this Craftsman corrugated jointer (#7 size) at an auction in order to give it a refurb and a chance at a new life. The body was completely stripped and refinished with Duplicolor Semi-Gloss Engine enamel. The rest was cleaned up, de-rusted, sharpened and tuned. The castings are heavy, with no cracks whatsoever. There is a little pi...
|09-23-2013 09:11 PM||
If you visit the website, it has a schedule and summary of the educational sessions. A couple of the sessions are fellow LJ Les Hastings demonstrating the information and techniques in his Curved Doors blog. I’m looking forward to sitting in on those. Hope some of you can attend. If you do make it, please look me up and say hel...
|07-20-2013 10:32 PM||
Sweetheart Stanley #5C Type 13 for sale--SOLD - 5 replies
All original Type 13 (1925-1928) #5C in excellent condition. Japanning is about 95% and the knob and tote are really gorgeous. Full length iron currently sharpened straight, with the corners eased, so it is set up as a smoother/short jointer. If someone would prefer to use it as a jack, I will gladly camber the iron and adjust the mouth. Eit...
|07-06-2013 07:46 PM||
Stanley 5-1/2C, Type 11 for sale--SOLD - 7 replies
Cleaning out some of my planes and am selling this restored type 11 5-1/2C. The plane has been taken apart, completely de-rusted, cleaned and re-japanned using my homemade japanning process. The only small issue is that one of the sides is chipped out at the back corner. This doesn’t affect use at all, but did want to mention it. Ori...
|02-14-2013 04:20 PM||
Buck Rogers 714 jack plane for sale--SOLD - 4 replies
Selling my Miller’s Falls Buck Rogers 714. It is a nice plane, not pristine but still in good shape. I don’t need it and am going to use the money for better purposes. Wanted to offer it up to a fellow LJ before putting it on ebay. Asking $100, including shipping.
|01-21-2013 01:05 AM||
Just wondering who else might be going to the KC Woodworking Show. I will be there Friday afternoon and it would be nice to meet up with any other LJ’ers who might be around. I’m really looking forward to the Paul Sellers seminars