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WTB Stanley 750 chisels

05-27-2014 11:29 PM by ToddJB

All, I’m try to build up a set of Stanley 750 socket chisels like the o...

27 10-26-2014 05:10 AM
View CTW's profile

Help needed to restore chipped edge on a vintage chisel

10-25-2014 03:05 PM by CTW

I have an old chisel that has a chipped edge which I would like to repair for...

5 10-25-2014 06:13 PM
View DaveV's profile

Can someone identify this Chisel

10-25-2014 03:07 PM by DaveV

Hello. I have had a bunch of these Chisels for about 30 years and I don;t re...

1 10-25-2014 05:36 PM
View lateralus819's profile

Help with some trim details?

10-24-2014 06:09 PM by lateralus819

Doing some interior work for my inlaws. Adding some QSWO thresh holds for bot...

13 10-25-2014 04:45 PM
View BubbaIBA's profile

Ashley Iles Mark II Chisels

10-25-2014 12:32 PM by BubbaIBA

While having my morning coffee and doing a little mindless browsing before pu...

0 10-25-2014 12:32 PM
View MissouriOutdoors88's profile

Hand planes

10-24-2014 01:49 AM by MissouriOutdoors88

I’m looking for a decent hand plane. Something I can use, not just pret...

22 10-25-2014 11:52 AM
View chickendoctor's profile

Help with Union #8 plane

10-23-2014 12:03 AM by chickendoctor

I just was given a Union #8 plane, but the frog is broken. The top half with ...

4 10-24-2014 12:17 AM
View Brett's profile

Strengthening a cracked rasp handle

10-23-2014 03:32 AM by Brett

I bought a rasp recently that has a wooden handle which is sound but which ha...

2 10-23-2014 05:33 AM
View pstauffer82's profile

Disston Restoration

10-04-2014 09:02 PM by pstauffer82

Hello Saw Builders,I picked up an 1880’s (about) Disston 14” back...

8 10-22-2014 02:37 PM
View Ub1chris's profile

what type of plane is this?

10-21-2014 02:23 AM by Ub1chris

I was browsing Craigsllist and saw this close to me. Its listed as a #72 and ...

5 10-22-2014 02:08 PM
View Aodskate's profile

Stanley 1930s full tool set pricing

10-20-2014 01:24 PM by Aodskate

Long time reader first time poster. This tool set is for sale in my town ...

4 10-21-2014 12:36 PM
View natenaaron's profile

Hand Plane Help

10-15-2014 08:25 PM by natenaaron

My planes are plenty sharp. I just can’t seem to get them set up right...

13 10-20-2014 02:12 AM
View Troy Cleckler 's profile

Bailey #3 iron question

10-20-2014 12:19 AM by Troy Cleckler

I bought this plane a few years ago, took it apart and that’s as far as...

3 10-20-2014 12:34 AM
View racerglen's profile

Whatsit ?

10-13-2014 04:43 PM by racerglen

OK, this arrived along with a lot of other stuff as my mom in law moved, yes ...

9 10-20-2014 12:20 AM
View 1371Marine's profile

Tool Identification help please

10-19-2014 07:51 PM by 1371Marine

I picked these up at a local rummage shop. If for any other reason I like old...

6 10-20-2014 12:09 AM
View BoardCop's profile

Any idea what brand this plane is?

10-17-2014 11:22 PM by BoardCop

Any idea on the brand or any other info? I can’t find any markings. ...

18 10-19-2014 06:59 PM
View JohnMcD348's profile

What's the Difference between #4 and #5 Stanely Planes(Other than length)

10-07-2014 02:30 AM by JohnMcD348

I bought a new #5 Stanley Bailey awhile back and it’s still in the box....

7 10-17-2014 01:44 PM
View Jerlac's profile

Burning iron

08-18-2014 01:47 AM by Jerlac

I’m searching for a website to buy a branding iron since lee valleyR...

8 10-17-2014 01:53 AM
View 12strings's profile

8 tpi rip saw?

10-16-2014 10:54 AM by 12strings

I have procured a good old Diston d23 hand saw for about $5… 8tpi, what...

1 10-17-2014 12:43 AM
View CharlesA's profile

Where do you mount your leather strop?

09-23-2014 09:12 PM by CharlesA

I should be able to figure this out. I have a bench-mountable leather strop ...

15 10-16-2014 04:04 PM

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