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Misc. Shop Stuff #14: Flea Mkt Finds

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Blog entry by Smitty_Cabinetshop posted 12-15-2012 07:05 PM 1548 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 13: A Wedge for a Round Part 14 of Misc. Shop Stuff series Part 15: A Review of Folding 'Zig Zag' Rulers »

26” DE (Diamond Edge) handsaw, 7/8” Round Moulder, Pair ‘o Clamps,
Folding Rules (inside), Bits and Brace, Hammer

New toys for $30 total… Merry Christmas, Early! :-)

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --



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Brandon

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#1 posted 12-15-2012 07:06 PM

Merry Christmas indeed. Congrats to you and your new toys.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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poopiekat

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#2 posted 12-15-2012 07:19 PM

Nice Score! Nothing like bringing home an armload of treasures, and adding them to your shop. It’s the right thing to do.

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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#3 posted 12-15-2012 07:26 PM

Congratulations. That looks like a pretty nice, older hammer too.

-- ~Tony

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#4 posted 12-15-2012 07:30 PM

sweet!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#5 posted 12-15-2012 07:45 PM

Sweet finds. I picked up an atkin saw handle today in excellent shape we may need to talk about.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net

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#6 posted 12-15-2012 07:51 PM

Thats a nice haul for 30 beans. Im all ready looking forward to the spring for some early season rust hunting.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#7 posted 12-15-2012 08:00 PM

Brace a POS, from Japan. Didn’t make it to the shop. 7/8” Round is one from the ‘wants’ list. Hammer so cute, and at .50 couldn’t turn it down.

Thanks, Fellas!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#8 posted 12-15-2012 09:04 PM

Well done Smitty. Merry Christmas, a little early.

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#9 posted 12-15-2012 09:24 PM

Whenever I go to a car boot sale where I live, all they seem to have is a box of old spanners. Good haul there Smitty.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#10 posted 12-16-2012 12:03 AM

Nice score Smitty !

-- Glen, B.C. Canada

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#11 posted 12-16-2012 12:35 AM

Spammers, love it!

Thanks, everyone…

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#12 posted 12-16-2012 02:39 AM

Very nice

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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#13 posted 12-17-2012 12:35 AM

I can never find deals like that. Nice catch Smitty. I like it.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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