Woodworking with Aaron #2: Planes #2

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Blog entry by aaronmolloy posted 02-21-2008 10:30 PM 805 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Does anyone know of any online places where i could get an old set of stanley planes. As I wan’t to clean them up and use them or if anyone want’s to donate a set I’ll be more than happy

-- A. Molloy

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#1 posted 02-21-2008 11:57 PM


-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 02-22-2008 02:23 AM

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#3 posted 02-22-2008 07:59 AM

ebay (just to spell it different from the other guys)

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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Thos. Angle

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#4 posted 02-22-2008 04:53 PM

E-Bay, look under Stanley planes

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#5 posted 02-22-2008 05:14 PM

Don’t forget the local flea markets.
Can also look in the yellow pages and online
for wood working groups in your area.

...and of course, e-Bay.

-- Still learning everything

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#6 posted 02-22-2008 05:27 PM

Just for further variety: Craigslist. You never know what you’ll find.

-- Robb

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#7 posted 02-28-2008 12:37 AM

One place no one has mentioned yet is Patrick Leach’s site. I’ve never bought anything from him. But I’ve heard really good things from a number of others. I think your chances of buying a tool that is unusable is slim to nil with him. From ebay unusable tools are not uncommon.

His current tool list is here:

-- johnjoiner

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#8 posted 02-28-2008 12:51 AM

Ebay. Watch out for snippers

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