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, CA
United States

1500 square feet in my basement. Wood stove heat. Solar electric. I started collecting hand tools in the 60’s. Building a new tool wall to keep them all handy. Learning how to draw with Sketchup along the way.


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#1 posted 10-21-2017 09:51 PM

beautiful set of old planes but show and tell us more.welcome to lumber jocks glideking.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 10-30-2017 09:29 AM

Huge shop, huge collection of hand tools…!!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 10-30-2017 02:54 PM

Welcome to Ljs
That’s one great shop a super collection of tools, can’t wait to see the wonderful projects you made within that cool space,

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 11-04-2017 10:50 AM

Noticed the Stanley shooting board on your bench. Nice find!

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#5 posted 11-04-2017 04:27 PM

What a beautiful shop. I don’t think I’ve ever seen that many hand tools at one time in the same place. You have a great shop. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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glideking

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#6 posted 11-05-2017 12:07 AM

Thanks for the warm welcome guys. The #51 / #52 shoot board and plane was one of those stories that you only hear about. I found the pieces in different boxes of junk at a used machinery dealer. I bought a saw and he threw in the “boxes of plane parts” for free! This was before the internet but I had seen a line drawing of one in a book. When I put it together it was only missing the hold down and alignment pin. I used electrolysis to remove the rust which did not harm the japanning. I keep a scrap in the hold down to prevent tearout. I found out years later it’$ value!

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