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154 days ago

Plane ID - 11 replies

My co-worker brought in this plane today. Could anyone help ID it? The only markings I can see anywhere are on the blade which is a Stanley. Both the cap iron and frog have pretty cool castings. Thanks in advance.

428 days ago

Plane find from a friend - 12 replies

A co-worker of mine is cleaning out his grandfather’s wood shop and came across a bunch of hand planes. A couple old woodies, with no markings that I saw at first glance. A Stanley 45, but missing all the blades and probably a few other parts. Stanley two-tone no 3 in good shape. I have a two tone no.4 at home that I use more than any ot...

493 days ago

How best to do this? - 6 replies

Here is a joinery question for everyone. I need to make a tapered through mortise in a piece of 3/4 walnut. The tapered mortise is also at a skew; the tenon piece is at an angle to the walnut mortise piece. Also none of the sides of the mortise are straight, think of the cross section as a trapezoid with all sides arcing out. A puffy trapez...

556 days ago

What would you pay for this? - 20 replies

I built this hall table last summer but I have decided to part with it. Or at least attempt to sell it. I know what I have into for materials and time. But I’m sure this a question that every amateur woodworker asks themselves when valuing a piece. So the question is, what would you value this at?

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