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|1194 days ago||
table top idea - 2 replies
I have 2 slabs of quarter sawn oak that is approx 26’’ wide that I would like to turn into a table top. They were sawn last fall so I have plenty of time to prep for this project. My question is, what is the best way to join these together? They are full center cut, and already have a large amount of checking/splitting down the mi...
|1251 days ago||
Millers Falls V-Line tool kit - 5 replies
At a yard sale today I picked up a Millers Falls v-line home maintenance repair kit, so it is called. The 22 tools are encased in a blue panted metal box that can be hung on the wall. The kit includes a block plane, 2 hammers, a punch saw with 2 blades, awl, hand crank drill, screwdrivers, nail puller, sliding angle, a small envelope with moun...
|1427 days ago||
stanley no3 restoration find. - 2 replies
I have recently began to collect and restore stanley planes. As I was tearing down a type 15 no 3, i began to sand down a washer, i notices tic marks and the no1 embossed on it. It appears as if was once a metal ruler and has been reused. Was this typical of Stanley during this time? or was this some homemade remedy to a lost washer? Interes...
|1660 days ago||
Old Tree - 19 replies
A 400+ year old White Oak tree finally fell in my parents yard this past summer. For some reason my father was very partial to this tree, and it devastated him with the fall. A doctor friend of his has had a pen set made for him from the wood, but I was wondering if anyone had any ideas of something I could build him from the lumber that would...