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Planes #1: Found a no5 and no3

09-05-2014 01:26 AM by Matt | 4 comments »

Now, I know you all will say you find planes for $1, but I have had no such luck. Last weekend I picked up a Stanley Victory #5 in nice shape for $20 and then stumbled on an ebay ad for a $15 montgomery ward plane “and another”. The pictures were blury, but I was pretty certain I could make out a #3 on the front of the plane. I figured for $15 I’d roll the dice. The box came and I was happy to find a Stanley no3, a little rusty, but not bad. The seller through in a spare blade that is a monster. It is marked Ohio Tool Co, cast steel, warranteed. It tapers from about 1/8th inch to about 3/16” at the cutting end. The monkey ward was crap with a tiny bed for ...

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