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View BruceB08's profile

I can not figure out what this item is.......Any help would be appreciated

09-04-2013 07:27 AM by BruceB08

Any help ID’ing this would be appreciated

18 09-27-2013 04:39 PM
View woodenwarrior's profile

#4 1/2 Stanley dilemma

09-23-2013 10:10 AM by woodenwarrior

Okay, here’s the deal. I was given my Great-Great Grandfather’s ...

39 09-27-2013 02:41 PM
View JJohnston's profile

Anybody know anything about this brace?

09-25-2013 02:08 AM by JJohnston

The only marking is “No. 1210” on the upper arm. It has a man...

5 09-27-2013 12:10 PM
View Ray's profile

Yankee 41 drill question

09-26-2013 03:16 AM by Ray

A yankee 41 push drill was a freebee with the 605 1/2. I am soaking it in vin...

1 09-26-2013 01:41 PM
View natenaaron's profile

Wood hand plane Price insanity

09-25-2013 09:13 PM by natenaaron

My hand surgery is driving me nuts. I can’t lift much which means I ca...

12 09-26-2013 11:50 AM
View ColonelTravis's profile

Matching Millers Falls red

09-25-2013 09:49 PM by ColonelTravis

Working on restoring several planes and wanted to pass this along. Had no clu...

3 09-25-2013 11:44 PM
View Ray's profile

Bedrock plane ID question

09-25-2013 04:34 AM by Ray

Every Bedrock that I have seen (not many) had the size cast into the toe. I j...

9 09-25-2013 08:09 PM
View bobasaurus's profile

restored one of grandpa's old block planes

09-15-2013 07:42 PM by bobasaurus

I’ve had this old block plane in my shop for a while now. Since it bel...

5 09-25-2013 11:22 AM
View BigJohn's profile

Man, what is the deal with these prices?

09-24-2013 10:22 PM by BigJohn

I found this bit brace I have 6 of these in a box that I bought a couple y...

8 09-25-2013 04:42 AM
View DKV's profile

Question Mark Tools

08-09-2013 01:47 AM by DKV

I’m sure we have all been faced with the dilemna of whether or not we s...

20 09-25-2013 04:00 AM
View Brett's profile

Stanley No. 7 on Etsy

09-24-2013 03:45 PM by Brett

Here’s a Stanley No. 7 jointer for sale on for $35: http://...

4 09-24-2013 04:59 PM
View 12strings's profile

cleaning up aftersharpening

09-16-2013 04:40 PM by 12strings

I’m wondering about what others do for clean-up after sharpening, Speci...

9 09-24-2013 05:57 AM
View Airframer's profile

Starter Handtool Kit Giveaway..

09-15-2013 09:50 PM by Airframer

As I re-organize and clean up my shop in preparation of my tool cabinet build...

40 09-22-2013 09:42 PM
View UpstateNYdude's profile

I need a good set of chisels

09-20-2013 02:22 AM by UpstateNYdude

Any suggestions on a good set of chisels, I have a crappy set of beater chise...

26 09-22-2013 04:14 AM
View Tbolt's profile

Chisel question

09-22-2013 12:40 AM by Tbolt

Hello fellow Jocks, I have an opportunity to purchase a complete set of mi...

10 09-22-2013 03:31 AM
View ErikF's profile

Can anyone tell me what tool these pieces go to?

09-22-2013 12:52 AM by ErikF

I found these in a box of No. 45 parts. I am not familiar with them so I thou...

2 09-22-2013 01:56 AM
View b2rtch's profile

Watch this video

09-21-2013 12:53 PM by b2rtch

Sure in this video the medium is stone but the same could be made with wood a...

1 09-21-2013 01:58 PM
View planeBill's profile

proper blade for an early 30's block plane

09-18-2013 09:43 PM by planeBill

can anyone show or tell me what the logo should look like for a #18 and a #65...

12 09-20-2013 04:08 AM
View 12strings's profile

Dovetail saw: Stumpy vs. long?

09-19-2013 09:27 PM by 12strings

It seems in the old days, there were lots of saws in this general style: Shor...

2 09-20-2013 01:10 AM
View Homebrew's profile

Stanley dating sources

09-19-2013 02:13 AM by Homebrew

Anyone know of any good stanley tool dating sources? I know of more than a f...

3 09-19-2013 01:05 PM

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