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12-02-2012 02:23 AM

Rust hunting, found a mystery plane - 6 replies

Well, I did fine three such planes. Only bought two. One was a PARPLUS #5 that will be a source of parts. Yeah, I know, pressed steel frog again. Handles were is GREAT shape though. The other of these two planes? Well, here is a little looksee.. No iron, chipbreaker, or levercap. Kind of a short base #4. Other side of t...

12-01-2012 05:40 PM

Five bucks at a Garage Sale? - 10 replies

MIGHT be a good deal? Seems there was this old, green & yellow metal box. Still had a handle on top, as well. Something about a Home Shop saw on the yellow label…. Got the box home after a morning of “Yard Sailing” around. Opened the Mystery Box to find.. An all metal trim saw? It even had a metal label on ...

11-17-2012 04:10 AM

Three planes - 0 replies

The three i’ve gotten over the past month or so. A Craftsman #4h, A Fulton #3 ( with a West German iron) and a DUNLAP #3. Some size differences, even between the two #3 sized planes. All are about the same age group, and I think they were all sold at Sears. A look at the three amigos: Nice Family Portrait? The Dunlap is th...

11-07-2012 08:08 PM

Back porch bench is gone, now for a Dungeon?? - 3 replies

Completing a move from one house to another. used to have a covered back porch I could use as a bench. Not any more. Place does have a cellar, basement would invoke too big of a picture. A $.05 tour of the Dungeon that will turn into a workshop, someday… after coming down the Grand Staircase into the cellar… one lo...

10-01-2012 01:14 AM

Just playing around with some Beech - 4 replies

I had a couple handplanes that needed a new tote or two made. Had ONE cut out of Beech, decided to see how it would look. Hmmm. well maybe a little more grinding away on it, and a little sanding? Getting there. Sat it next to another tote that MIGHT get replaced, when I can cut another blank out.. Seems a little taller, too? ...

09-26-2012 08:22 PM

Tale of two planes - 5 replies

that came in the mail this morning. Won both on ebay, but that is another story. Opened both packages this morning to find A #6 with “SAVAGE” stamped on the iron. 17.5” long, by 2-3/4” wide. handle issiues, found a small crack ( will not be a problem) but looks savable. The little red-nosed block plane....

09-14-2012 07:47 PM

Re-habbed KK7 for sale - 1 reply

has new walnut handles, has been cleaned and iron is sharpened up. A previous owner had “Bobtailed the back by almost 2”, leaving the base at just under 20” long. Smooth bottom. No rust, no pits. Asking $25 OBO plus shipping.

08-18-2012 08:15 PM

Handyman Family - 3 replies

I have a “set’ of Handyman Bench Planes. I have tuned them up, shined them up, and now, they are ready for a “Family Portrait”.... The H1203 (#3 size) the H1204 (#4) and a H1205 jack. Other than a few block planes, this was it for Handyman Planes. I said I had tuned them up? Tune up a Handyman? Can it even be ...

08-14-2012 06:15 PM

Saw re-habs... - 16 replies

Hardware: Found a no-muss way to polish up some saw hardware… The “before” picture. Supposed to to “Brass” (NOT!) and now the tricky part Have the tools handy… Chuck a part into the drill, and give it a spin into the purple scratchy pad. Slow speed, battery was low, today. Just hold the drill ...

08-13-2012 08:36 PM

Little red mystery saw. - 6 replies

A $.50 handsaw is proving to be a mystery saw. Blade length is about 14”. 8ppi rip blade? Every third thooth is “set” so hard, it bent the plate a bit. Three steel saw bolts, with a steel plate. Right now PB Blaster is working to loosen them up a bit. On that red handle, there is a silver “BugleR...

08-05-2012 04:49 PM

They followed me home... - 8 replies

at a dollar bill a piece. Guess I will be looking for some hardware for saws, again. Blond handle is just a 50s warranted Superior, maybe a Disston. Know more after the clean up.. That black handled one, however, is a bit of a mystery saw. Nice handle, maybe a D-7, or D-8 style? Will need a crack glued back up. No medallion, a...

07-18-2012 03:29 AM

Someone MIA??? - 10 replies

DKV? Where he go and hide to???

07-08-2012 03:59 PM

A Franckeinplane Project coming up?? - 10 replies

Ok. I do have some parts salvaged from that wreck of the DE6. A frog that is now all nice and shiny, the iron and chip breaker ( Stanley) from the KK7. I also have a few other parts just laying around on the bench.. A couple totes I have made from Walnut. These are spoken for. I will make a new #5 tote for this project. A patt...

06-24-2012 10:34 PM

Handsaw Jointer? - 3 replies

I picked up one of them the other day, at a yard sale. Sitting beside a saw set. $0.25 each. Couldn’t hurt to pick up both? Now the question is: WHAT is a saw jointer? I know in involves a file, and a saw blade. How does one set up one of these? A photo of both of these tools. The saw set I will clean up. Th...

06-24-2012 03:11 PM

A tale of three handplanes - 4 replies

Two from a yard sale, one from a auction. The Auction Plane is just a Stanley #120. It needed a new cap, so I went back and got one. Might need a new iron as well. Clean him up, paint him nice and shiny, and back to work. Plane #2: Same size as the Stanley #120, but a few things were quite different on this plane. For one thin...

06-07-2012 06:24 AM

Four planes... - 14 replies

Showed up at my doorstep, wanting a new home.. Lets see, a Fulton 14” jack (before) And after a little work in the shop Just a clean up and a sharpening. Next, there was a Stanley Handyman H1203 (before) Again, just a good cleaning, and sharpening. Next was a Sears Craftsman not too bad here, but the rest of it needed ...

06-04-2012 04:31 PM

Father's day gifts on the way.. - 3 replies

Ok, One such is a Fulton 14” jack plane. Apparently made by sargent. Going in for Re-Hab… Number 2: a Miller’s Falls #9 type 4-5. Still has the “three-point” lever cap, ugly red handles, black frog. Going in for a Re-hab. Number 3: A sears Craftsman #3 sized plane. Has phillips headed bolts in th...

05-13-2012 08:20 PM

Is it a number three, or not a numbah three? - 6 replies

I have a pair of what I THOUGH were #3 smooth planes. That is, until the other day when i sat them beside each other. Hmm… Sitting in front of that bailey #8c, is my Stanley Defiance #3 little guy. Iron width is 1-3/4”, base is 2-1/8” wide, by 9-3/16” long. Now, the other “Number three’ is by U...

05-11-2012 10:58 PM

A schreech of a plane?? - 5 replies

Atleast that is the sound of this little guy as he goes along the wood.. a HORRID screeeech! It isn’t from chattering across the wood, not a chatter mark to be seen. A sound like fingernails on a blackboard is NOT supposed to come from a handplane, is it? A thin iron, maybe??? It has the original Mohawk-Shelburne iron in it, ...

05-04-2012 01:52 AM

New Computer desk - 0 replies

has arrived. I kept the hutch from the old desk, and gave the old base to a grandson. The “New” base? is made from some old Barn Wood I had in the shop. Most of which USED to be rafters. Resawn down to 3/4 stuff. A glue-up of five boards gave me a top for the desk: Ugly, ain’t they? They clean up rather nice...

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