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Stanley No. 220 age and value?

06-25-2016 03:14 PM by Marn64

Hey everybody, so I recently volunteered at my local ReStore and I found this...

4 06-27-2016 10:25 AM
View MikeUT's profile

Rust Hunting-- Back in the game

06-27-2016 04:35 AM by MikeUT

My obsession with old tools has been put on the back burner for the last 9 mo...

1 06-27-2016 10:18 AM
View Sloopmk's profile

Plane and Screwdriver ID

06-27-2016 12:51 AM by Sloopmk

Hello All. Picked up a Craftsman hand plane and set of wooden screwdrivers re...

4 06-27-2016 10:13 AM
View macgee's profile

Help identify 1870's auger brace shank drill bit found with Russell Jennings set.

06-27-2016 03:05 AM by macgee

I would appreciate some help identifying a auger bit that came with a large c...

5 06-27-2016 10:05 AM
View Lyle Friesen's profile

replacement blade for shoulder plane???

06-25-2016 06:19 PM by Lyle Friesen

Hi, I purchased a Rider 3 in 1 shoulder plane from Busy Bee Canada for about ...

4 06-25-2016 11:37 PM
View bentshaft's profile

ring terminal

06-25-2016 02:57 PM by bentshaft

Can someone tell me a source for the ring terminals for a skilsaw switch? I l...

3 06-25-2016 09:22 PM
View treesner's profile

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 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 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

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