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A Great Lead on Some Vintage Planes and Tools, Tucson Az

03-21-2014 04:09 PM by poopiekat

This is an Estate Sale that somebody advised me about, starting Saturday....

38 10-24-2016 10:49 PM
View adot45's profile

Can you identify this?

10-24-2016 05:42 PM by adot45

I think it is a part to another tool but don’t know.

6 10-24-2016 10:42 PM
View Marn64's profile

Really delicate Plane cleaning/rehab, need help

10-23-2016 10:10 PM by Marn64

Hey everybody,So yesterday I had an absolutely glorious tool find, a Stanley ...

26 10-24-2016 07:29 PM
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Should I get a sharpening jig?

10-10-2016 09:29 PM by Marn64

So I have only recently been getting into hand sharpening and I’m prett...

24 10-23-2016 03:53 AM
View Marn64's profile

absolutely INSANE tool gloat

10-22-2016 06:44 PM by Marn64

My first tool gloat at 17 years old, not that bad if I do say so myself…...

7 10-22-2016 11:50 PM
View copythat's profile

Chamfer Plane

10-12-2016 04:45 AM by copythat

I am looking to purchase a small chamfering plane. I would like to use it on ...

8 10-21-2016 06:23 AM
View Bill White's profile

Flatening Ark. Stones ?

10-20-2016 07:17 PM by Bill White

Have a great Ark stone from Aiden1211. Good box, no big divs, and would like...

5 10-20-2016 07:57 PM
View IamOx's profile

good depth for marking gauge

10-20-2016 06:48 PM by IamOx

hello everybody! so I’m working on making a couple marking gauges. wha...

3 10-20-2016 07:26 PM
View ADN's profile

Rob Cosman's offer to wounded warriors

10-17-2016 08:07 PM by ADN

This is an outstanding offer to wounded, disabled vets: In general Rob Cos...

1 10-20-2016 12:25 AM
View BerBer5985's profile

Best chisel set for the money

11-04-2011 05:48 PM by BerBer5985

I’ve been using a set of craftsman chisels we got on sale for about $20...

71 10-19-2016 03:44 PM
View CB_Cohick's profile

Anybody have experience with ICS Cutting Tools

10-17-2016 04:42 PM by CB_Cohick

I keep an eye on sets of vintage Irwin tapered shank auger bits on e-bay. I ...

2 10-17-2016 07:28 PM
View Burbs's profile

Hand Plane down or up?

10-14-2016 06:16 AM by Burbs

So I posted my workshop and in one of the pictures I had an old stanley 5 1/2...

44 10-17-2016 03:01 PM
View Marn64's profile

Is this a good sharpening jig?

10-15-2016 08:35 PM by Marn64

So earlier this week I asked about sharpening jigs and I found this guy at th...

3 10-16-2016 12:56 AM
View Purrmaster's profile

What is the advantage of garnet sandpaper?

09-17-2012 04:11 AM by Purrmaster

I’ve had this burning question for some time….. is garnet sandpap...

25 10-15-2016 09:11 PM
View Bdobs13's profile

Unknown Plane

10-04-2016 09:31 PM by Bdobs13

So I got into hand planes recently and picked up about a ...

6 10-15-2016 01:06 AM
View BrentParkin's profile

Tool Gloat

10-12-2016 04:09 AM by BrentParkin

It’s been a long time since I had a gloat. I was on vacation in the U.S...

5 10-13-2016 04:34 PM
View loiblb's profile

Hand Plane Repair Advice

10-13-2016 10:51 AM by loiblb

I need to repair this hand plane tote. I have had the plane for 3...

3 10-13-2016 03:22 PM
View steveinaz's profile

Need help identifying this wooden bottom smooth plane

10-10-2016 06:47 PM by steveinaz

I just purchased this plane at an estate sale. After I got it home I looked, ...

21 10-13-2016 02:21 AM
View Marn64's profile

Fixing checks in old wooden hand plane? ADDED PICTURES

10-07-2016 10:58 PM by Marn64

Hey all,So I recently found this Ohio Tool Co no 30 toothing plane, it is mis...

12 10-11-2016 10:18 PM
View giser3546's profile

Plane making "twisted" edges.

11-10-2014 06:45 PM by giser3546

I have no jointer so my 1940’s Stanley #7 is used very regularly, which...

15 10-11-2016 02:53 PM

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