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05-24-2018 02:38 AM

Potential Security issue? - 11 replies

I’m browsing from my Galaxy S7 and everytime I try to open a post in the blog section, the image below pops up

05-18-2018 10:50 PM

Tool gloat - 2 replies

Stanley sweetheart: 750? – $14 Shapleigh diamond edge paring chisel compared against the Stanley, the handle is loose on this, any way to salvage it without epoxy? Soak it in water so that it swells? – $8 Stanley no. 81 – currently at a 45 degree, I read a 90 is better suited for this scraper? The sole is in great shape -...

05-04-2018 03:08 AM

Baton Rouge estate sale tomorrow - 1 reply

For those of you in SE Louisiana, came across an estate sale tomorrow and Saturday that may be of interest.. appears to be a good spread of wood and misc tools:

07-09-2017 08:11 PM

Saw Sharpening Equipment For Sale - SE Louisiana - 0 replies

Just came across this on craiglist –” Foley Scissor Sharpener, Model 325Foley Dip Seal TankFoley automatic Saw Filer, Model 387Belsaw, Model 10550Belsaw, Model 2167Some saw bladesSome hand sawsAnd more ….ALL for $600.00“

07-06-2017 02:39 PM

Craftsman High Speed Lathe Tools 228501-228508 - 1 reply

Picked up this 8 piece set from a friend. Can’t find any info on it. Handles are a little over 12” long with 4” chisels. It says high speed steel on the handle and made in USA – any one have an idea how old they may be? Is it really steel or is it carbide?

05-20-2017 04:04 AM

Delta/Craftsman 4" Jointer - 6 replies

picked this little guy up today. Any one have a date range? By the looks of the art on the decal on the front my guess is the 30s? Also looking for some tips since this will be my first power tool restore. Replace wires, belt – another guy at the estate sale said I should ground it, how do I go about that? Is there a checklist ...

05-02-2017 06:44 PM

Wilton Vise Gloat - 8 replies

$25 make you holla

04-24-2017 08:54 PM

Laminating 2x6s - 4 replies

Putting together my workbench top – is there a faster way by hand to get some of the twist/cups out so these gaps close up? The one well-functioning plane I have is a Jack plane. I guess this is why they call it woodworking, huh?

04-11-2017 12:01 AM

Jorgensen 4x10 Rustbucket Vises - 3 replies

What should I be looking for when I go in to look at these craigslist finds? It appears he’s looking $60-100 each but as you can tell from the photo they all need considerable work. I’m more interested in the the one that’s buried under the top vise. Looks like the one on top retailed for $200 brand new. Would a 10” jaw w...

04-01-2017 07:18 PM

Cedar? Cherry? Redwood!? - 18 replies

Picked up 15, 8×1x10 boards last weekend for $100, most in good shape from a salvage warehouse – what is this wood?

03-24-2017 03:17 AM

NOLA Estate Sale of A Restoration Business - 0 replies

Any woodworkers in the area may want you check this sale Friday and Saturday by The Occasional Wife . Lumber, tools and everything else renovation related out the wazoo and Kay usually gives awesome prices for this stuff: Here’s Craigslist posting: Video walk-through: https://yout...

03-22-2017 06:22 PM

Northfield Foundry 36" Band Saw 10 HP - 1 reply

Any one need a 36” band saw? This thing looks like a beast

03-21-2017 01:18 AM

Streets of (NO)LA - 7 replies

I happened to take a detour between jobs today and came across this peculiar old beam piece. It appears to have some sort of charring as if it’d been through a house fire. (this was in the patchwork neighborhoods of Garden District New Orleans on the fringe of Central City where anything goes). Anyways, besides pulling out the 100+ nails, ...

03-17-2017 08:18 PM

Stanley Center Square 46-101 - 3 replies

Any one have one of these?

03-03-2017 11:21 PM

Craigslist Finds - 14 replies

Ok, so need some feedback for much I should spend on these items -or I guess if I made out with a good deal :) 6pc Stanley 750 Socket Chisels $80 No. 4 Bailey and No. 220 hand planes $30 total for both Crown Tools marking gauge $10 All are crack free and solid with typical oxidation

02-21-2017 04:53 AM

Wall Mounted Fold-up Woodworking Bench - 22 replies

I’ve got a limited amount of space in a single car garage and I’m attempting to maximize workspace area so I can fit a shopsmith in. I’ve been researching a gajillion benches and have seen fold-up, and I’ve seen portable and I’ve seen woodworking benches but nothing that fits what I was looking for. The fold-up vari...

01-31-2017 04:30 AM

Shopsmith Mark V Greenie - 2 replies

My boss appears to have gifted me with this piece of equipment that’s been sitting in storage for a number of years but I’ve only taken a peek at it underneath a dirty cover in the attic of our shop. Before he gets a forklift involved to lower it in down to a new life, is there a resource out there that will walk me through getting t...

01-28-2017 03:31 PM

J&R Dodge Sheffield Hand Plane - 14 replies

I’ve been searching but have only found limited information on this plane. The company appears to have shown up around the mid- to late 1800s: – can anyone shed some light on what I have? It measures 25.375” in length, is this considered a jointer plane? I picked this up a...

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