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|356 days ago||
Stanley old iron - 4 replies
I have a neighbor, that is willing to sell me a #4 and a#7 stanley. Both have a lot of surface rust, but not pitted as far as I could see. I know there are a couple experts on here, what are they worth? Please.
|358 days ago||
Woodworking Forums - 49 replies
I follow three different woodworking forums. There is a wealth of information available in the forums and an opportunity for the woodworker to provide information to fellow woodworkers. How many forums do you follow or play an active role in?
|361 days ago||
Wilton Bench Vices - 1 reply
Another school has eliminated their Industrial Arts Program and I was fortunate to buy all of their Wilton bench Vices. They are all 4×10’s, all have the sliding dog or dog points, quick release and work perfectly except for two. Their problem is the dogs when slide up, just fall back down. Can anyone tell me, what provides the resist...
|363 days ago||
Work bench or Shop Furniture? - 28 replies
Work bench or shop furnitureI’m in the process of moving my shop from my residence to a larger commercial building. My current workbench has served me well, now about 12 years old, it has been used and abused but still has plenty of live still in it and I will be moving it as well and re purpose it within the shop.I plan to build a larger workbe...
|371 days ago||
Stanley/Bailey No. 5 - 7 replies
I’m in a antique/junk store looking at a No 5 Bailey Hand plane. Some surface rust, but light. Cap says Stanley. Wood handle and knob appear to be original finish. What’s it worth. They are asking 35.00.
|377 days ago||
Machining Wolmanized lumber - 6 replies
I’m going to make an arched Pergola for the rear of our property, In what we call the courtyard. Fancy little area with brick walkways,shrubs, trees and such. I would like to prefabricate all the pieces in my shop and take home to install. There will be a considerable amount of band saw or radius work. I have never used the bandsaw or any ...
|381 days ago||
Delta Unisaw-Unifence - 1 reply
I have faithfully keep the service manuals and instructions together for all of my tools and woodworking machines. I have moved my Unisaw to a new shop and I am ready to set the saw up and tune. AS you would expect, I can’t find the manual for the Unisaw or the Unifence. I have every other manual and manuals of tools that I have sold years...
|382 days ago||
Unique Description for wood. - 1 reply
I have contracted with a company to manufacture a tavern style bar for their restaurant. The wood selected was to be hard maple. I received an e-mail a day after the contract was accepted stating they would like to have a meeting to possibly change the wood the bar was to be made from. Today I had the meeting. The person calling the meeting s...
|388 days ago||
Boice-Crane Scroll saw - 1 reply
Any one familiar with the old Boice-Crane scroll saw? Appears to be heavy duty, industrial rated. I’m thinking its about 50 years old or so not really sure. Runs, but has not been operated for many years. Any idea what this machine might be worth?
|389 days ago||
#4 Bailey - 8 replies
What is a # 4 Stanley-Bailey hand plane, really worth in a useable but very unrestored condition? Some light surface rust but for some reason does not have any paint drips on it, which seems the norm for every plane I have purchased.
|396 days ago||
Dial indicator set up - 8 replies
I have used my old starrett dial indicator to set my planer blades, router blades, tables, rollers, etc. for years. This morning it decide enough is enough. So I’m looking at whats out there to replace it. I have the planer buddie but I prefer the accuracy of a dial indicator. You really need to be a machinist to have accurate woodworki...
|403 days ago||
Woodworking shows, are they worth going to? - 22 replies
I have not been to a woodworking show in three years. The shows of recent years, in my opinion, were less focused on woodworking and the non-woodworking venues were creeping in. Some of the big woodworking names seem to be attending less, so I found that going to my local woodworking supply houses and their respective shows were more informative...
|403 days ago||
How big is your outfeed table? - 16 replies
I’m presently moving my wood shop from my residence to a Historical commercial building. I restored this building years ago (building was built in 1896) and it will provide plenty of working and storage space and the opportunity to build a larger out feed table. I have not moved my cabinet saw yet but I have separated it from the original...