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Help ID Stanley Plane

01-22-2018 03:32 PM by Rayray008

Hey, looking for help figuring indentifying a Stanley Plane. I received thi...

6 01-23-2018 09:39 PM
View jtrz's profile

anyone know what type of hand plane this is

01-23-2018 08:23 PM by jtrz

I found these old planes for sale online and I’m trying to figure out i...

4 01-23-2018 09:19 PM
View Grasshopper000's profile

Veritas Small Plow vs. New Combination Plane

08-24-2017 09:56 PM by Grasshopper000

I saw several other threads, but wanted to see if anyone had any updated info...

25 01-23-2018 04:01 AM
View TheMadCarpenter's profile

Searching for blades for a unique Marples bow saw

12-28-2017 06:26 PM by TheMadCarpenter

Hello, I bought a nice bow saw from Ed’s tool store when I was in a ...

8 01-22-2018 06:10 PM
View swdshfsh's profile

Affordable low angle block plane

01-11-2018 04:20 PM by swdshfsh

Hey guys, I’m looking for a good quality low angle block plane that ...

19 01-22-2018 01:41 PM
View Sam Allred's profile

Can anyone identify the age of this Stanley 10 1/2 rabbet plane?

01-22-2018 05:26 AM by Sam Allred

I inherited a plane from my late father-in-law and am wondering the age and p...

1 01-22-2018 12:40 PM
View drudevore's profile

Router Plane

01-16-2018 06:59 PM by drudevore

I am looking for suggestions. I am going to be purchasing a router plane but ...

26 01-21-2018 08:13 PM
View Rayne's profile (online now)

Craftsman Made in the USA Screwdrivers in 2018?!

01-20-2018 07:44 PM by Rayne

Maybe they still do this, but I don’t recall seeing anything “Mad...

7 01-21-2018 03:43 PM
View Notw's profile

Dovetail Vs. Crosscut saw

01-16-2018 08:55 PM by Notw

Recently I went in to buy a dovetail saw and picked a 14 TPI Veritas dovetail...

12 01-19-2018 08:20 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

Does anyone sell this kind of hinge for a sector?

01-17-2018 11:20 PM by ColonelTravis

I’ve wanted to make a sector but have never found a particular kind of ...

14 01-19-2018 03:17 AM
View Ron Aylor's profile

Ohio Tool Co. Plane Iron

01-16-2018 07:20 PM by Ron Aylor

Need some insight from the collectors out there. Yesterday I picked up a 16&#...

12 01-18-2018 02:29 PM
View JP4LSU's profile

Spokeshave suggestions

01-15-2018 01:22 PM by JP4LSU

I’m looking to buy a flat and round spoke shave.Being new to this shoul...

14 01-16-2018 03:19 PM
View Dave618's profile

Wooden jointer plane repair

12-21-2017 12:56 PM by Dave618

Howdy all,This is my first post so please forgive me if I seem to ramble on. ...

23 01-16-2018 12:39 PM
View Peter_VDK's profile

Identify my scraper

01-15-2018 10:11 PM by Peter_VDK

I have recently bought this for being a stanley #12 1/2 scraper plane, but It...

3 01-15-2018 11:16 PM
View PeteHotard's profile

Spinning Saw Nuts

04-04-2014 08:28 AM by PeteHotard

Picked up a Diston D-8 the other day for cheap. Went to take the handle off ...

4 01-15-2018 04:43 AM
View CWolf's profile

Replacement Screws/Nuts for Vintage Backsaw?

01-14-2018 01:30 AM by CWolf

I’m trying to repair an old Spear & Jackson 12” backsaw that ...

9 01-14-2018 02:34 PM
View Pyro's profile

Block plane for sticky doors?

01-13-2018 10:32 PM by Pyro

Hey guys, I frequently need to take down doors. They’re usually wood...

13 01-14-2018 02:08 PM
View alittleoff's profile

What are these Stanley tools ?

01-13-2018 04:41 AM by alittleoff

I saw these and was wondering what they are. I know what a marking gage or kn...

7 01-13-2018 08:33 PM
View Carloz's profile

The most accurate square I have.

01-10-2018 03:02 PM by Carloz

I kept buying all kind of square tools from big box stores, Sears and so on, ...

8 01-12-2018 09:36 PM
View ScottKaye's profile

Mortise Chisels and Worksharp 3000

01-12-2018 12:42 AM by ScottKaye

I picked up a very gently (as in slightly) used Worksharp 3000 off of craigsl...

1 01-12-2018 11:51 AM

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