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identifying wood plane

06-23-2016 03:03 PM by punkin611

I have a wood plane marked on toe M:G and AJSS anyone know who made and when?

3 06-24-2016 08:35 PM
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small calipers for the apron

06-21-2016 05:46 PM by treesner

I’ve been finding the caliper a nice tool to have for measuring dados a...

11 06-23-2016 12:06 PM
View DW833's profile

Identify a flea market find - wooden hand plane

06-23-2016 02:41 AM by DW833

Got this at the flea market for $3. I think this is a rabbet plane, but I...

3 06-23-2016 10:28 AM
View BigEsch's profile

Stanley No. 8 Jointer plane

06-20-2016 05:44 PM by BigEsch

I recently picked up a stanley #8 jointer plane at an antique store for $30. ...

9 06-23-2016 12:59 AM
View Don W's profile

Show the restoration before and after.

03-11-2012 11:38 PM by Don W

I thought it would be cool to have a place for a collection of before and aft...

5774 06-22-2016 11:35 PM
View Smitty_Cabinetshop's profile (online now)

Mitre Box of your Dreams

04-06-2012 03:34 AM by Smitty_Cabinetshop

With a nod to the Epic Thread, there are hopefully enough hand-tool enthusias...

1783 06-22-2016 06:54 PM
View Marn64's profile

Stubborn frog bolts update SUCCESS!!!

06-22-2016 02:43 PM by Marn64


1 06-22-2016 02:52 PM
View Matt Hegedus's profile

Dropped block plane on concrete from 4 ft.

05-30-2016 11:19 AM by Matt Hegedus

Hi guys, The other day I accidentally dropped my LN low angle block plane ...

11 06-21-2016 10:06 PM
View Marn64's profile

frog bolts dead rusted in, need help *UPDATE No. 2*

06-19-2016 07:20 PM by Marn64

Hey, so I got this stanley type 18 5C recently, and I’ve been dissassem...

29 06-21-2016 06:08 PM
View Don W's profile

Levels of your dreams

06-18-2016 06:03 PM by Don W

Its been a while since I started a new thread here, and I just realized we ha...

21 06-21-2016 01:02 AM
View Kirk650's profile

Veritas PM-V11 chisel sharpening

06-16-2016 05:43 PM by Kirk650

Just got two of the new Veritas powdered metal chisels. From what I had read,...

8 06-20-2016 11:32 AM
View shampeon's profile

Making plough plane cutters from bar stock

12-04-2012 05:14 AM by shampeon

I recently bought an old Stanley #45 plough plane, and it was missing some cu...

31 06-20-2016 04:21 AM
View bentshaft's profile

identify drill head

06-19-2016 02:38 PM by bentshaft

Can someone help identify these two drill heads. As to which brand and p...

1 06-19-2016 05:35 PM
View Aldercotte's profile

Three lions brand Germany

06-15-2016 06:27 PM by Aldercotte

Was just trying to figure out quality and history about this company. Three l...

2 06-19-2016 04:42 PM
View apontecraft's profile

best way to sharpen chisels?

05-27-2016 07:20 AM by apontecraft

HI am new to wood working and I just got my first set of Stanley Bailey Chise...

22 06-18-2016 02:37 PM
View MrWhit's profile

Score!!! Tools and Chest!

06-13-2016 01:30 PM by MrWhit

This was practically given to me yesterday. I offered a small sum and was tol...

13 06-17-2016 03:41 PM
View Don W's profile

Would you call it a chisel plane?

01-14-2012 08:39 PM by Don W

I posted this in the “Hand planes of your dreams” earlier and the...

15 06-17-2016 11:17 AM
View NoSpace's profile

Questions on how to use a plane

06-11-2016 10:01 PM by NoSpace

So my first real plane came in the mail today after 3 years of woodworking. I...

21 06-16-2016 05:29 PM
View stefang's profile

Anyone own an older Stanley style Kunz #4 hand plane?

06-09-2016 04:42 PM by stefang

I can buy an old Kunz #4 for about $10 at our local thrift store. It has a la...

10 06-15-2016 09:21 AM
View Don W's profile

Tool Collectors Corner

03-30-2014 12:07 PM by Don W

I’ve learned a lot from the folks here on LJs. I’m sure my tool c...

277 06-15-2016 04:14 AM

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