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06-03-2015 01:33 PM

Antique drop leaf table project - 4 replies

Due to Family additions, I need to make a few projects that are too long in the queue disappear.This table is missing both leaves and has a crack through the original large top piece. Someone has poorly glued it. It will need to be heated and the old glue worked out so it can be glued and clamped properly. Also one of the legs has been cut sl...

05-30-2015 01:32 AM

set of unusual barefoot ship auger bits - 2 replies

Hello,I’m currently selling a small set of snell mfg co barefoot auger bits on ebay. Barefoot augers are for drilling down into the wood with the grain. Think a wooden “pipe” scenario. They could also be useful with large breadboards, and of course, ship building. Lumberjocks that would like to bid, will receive 20% off t...

02-25-2015 03:45 PM

Advice for flattening an old Tabletop Bowling game - 1 reply

Hello,Looking for some advice on a plan I have. Here is a pic of a table top bowling game I acquired. Also a possibility is gluing up two pieces of 3/4 and then gluing them to the bottom. I guess my question is, once it’s glued (tite-bond 3 I was thinking) Do my fellow jocks think it will remain flat? In general I restore ...

02-03-2015 06:40 PM

Saw Filing help needed - 3 replies

Hello,Hoping someone can help me with this…I filed and set a Disston D-8 crosscut 8tpi yesterday. 15 degrees rack, 20 degrees fleam. Teeth points are all nice and sharp, as well as slightly set.It followed the line with no guiding when I made a cut down a piece of 5/4 pine, but I found the cut was really ragged and even though it followed...

01-20-2015 02:26 AM

file rust prevention. - 5 replies

Hello all,Got some files and rasps recently cleaned in citric acid. I know oil is the preferred coating for metal working files but I intend to use some of the curvy ones on wood. Would paste wax work? Thanks!

10-20-2014 05:49 PM

rough sawn expectations - 11 replies

So i ordered some 6×6 hemlock timbers from a local sawmill for a project. Two of them were 10 foot and the rest were 8 foot. I didn’t feel comfortable driving over a large mountain with them in a 5.5 foot bed so I scheduled a delivery. The owner showed up and was a decent fellow. I noticed that the timbers seemed heavy as we unloa...

09-03-2014 01:59 PM

Block plane Block party! - 0 replies

For personal reasons, I need to start offloading part of my woodworking tool hoard. It’s kind of like first day of school for your kids… sending them off into the great unknown..Anyways, I put the auction up on ebay, and lumberjock members are entitled to a 15% discount off the final sale price. Just PM me after the auction ends so...

01-27-2014 09:04 PM

Number 5 crack stability - 10 replies

So i was shifting through my “to do” pile the other day, and I plucked this guy from the wreckage. I started to clean up the sides, and lo and behold there was a crack. It lines up roughly with the mouth, and only goes up one side. The mouth has hairlines on both sides, as pictured. I know the resale value of the plane is bas...

01-17-2014 01:45 AM

age of window? - 12 replies

Hello, hoping with some with more historical restoration knowledge can help out. This window was removed from a 19th century building, wondering if it could be 18th century. Corners are wooden pegged, glass originally held in with small square nails. Mullens mortise in and wedged. The installation method in the building was haphazard and I...

11-28-2013 08:30 PM

gutter plane... 18th century? - 2 replies

Between the markings and draw bored handle I was thinking 18th century… what do you guys think?

10-19-2013 10:26 PM

antique sc johnson and sons wax - 5 replies

Picked this up today… antique wax that hasnt gone over yet. The hue looks like it may have rouge or red lead in it. Is anyone familiar with finishes of that era?

06-27-2013 09:05 PM

European horn plane - 0 replies

Reconditioned and put this guy on ebay… LIke the chisels I have, 15% Lumberjock discount from the final sale price. Starting at 25.00$ http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130937470272 Thanks! ~Fumey

06-16-2013 12:33 AM

Help with oddball plane ID - 12 replies

picked this sucker up today at a yardsale. I can’t see any identifyng marks on it, but it looks unique enough to stand on it’s own. i thought it was an infill at first, then determined it probably wasn’t. Can anyone help out?Thanks!

05-25-2013 02:02 PM

Set of 3 Chisels Waern made in Sweden - 2 replies

Trying to sort out my chisel pile, and pass along some of my stock to someone who can use them.This is a set of three chisels. They are stamped “Waern” and “made in Sweden” handles are yellow/orange plastic of some sort. They came in a box, but not sure if it’s “their” box. Sizes are 1”, 3/4...

05-04-2013 01:18 AM

manual drill press id help age info? not a post drill - 2 replies

Evening experts… anyone got a clue on this sucker? Bit fits in an open square and looks like a typical brace bit. No way to secure it beyond pressure against the work.Thanks!

04-25-2013 04:04 AM

how hot is the motor supposed to get? - 33 replies

So i’m kinda new to the old wood turning thing. i’ve had an old montgomery ward lathe kicking around forever. found a motor for it last summer, 1/3 horse, 1725 RPm. This matches the spec of what originally came with the lathe. Today I was working on my lathe bench and was doing a mock-up to confirm it was going to work as planned...

04-15-2013 01:51 AM

Looking for input on green wood roubo bench - 0 replies

Hello, I had a project in mind, and I’ve been wondering if anyone had some input they could share. After reading up on timber framing, I noted that most framing is done with green wood. Considering a full roubo bench build as a timber framing project, assuming the bench top and legs are constructed with wood cut from the same tree, woul...

01-09-2013 05:31 AM

Cracked Lignum Vitae Mallet help - 3 replies

I was going to post in the “mallet of your dreams thread, but I figured i’d just get buried…I found this guy two summers ago at a flea market. My goal is to restore it to a usable tool by just about any means necessary. The wood doesn’t have much spring in it as is and based on the weight i’m almost positive it...

11-29-2012 03:44 AM

steel vise screw and nut for sale - 1 reply

Okay so once upon a time i purchased an oak leg vise. At that point I didn’t know what a vise was used for. Unfortunately the oak jaws were lost in a fire, but I had the screw removed at that time. I was holding onto the screw in hopes of building my own jaws. However I recently was gifted a Littlestown 10 inch vice that I’m goin...

09-17-2012 07:52 PM

Anyone know what these blades fit? - 7 replies

Hello,Picked up some crusty blades from a yard sale yesterday. One of them looks like a toothing plane blade, which I know to be unusual especially with the relief of an eyeball at the top. I’m curious as to what the sandusky tool co. one might be used for. It’s the one with the step back on it.Second pic is my finds from the week...

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