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05-01-2014 05:33 PM

used hand tools in Vancouver? - 2 replies

Hi, Anyone know of any places that sell used hand tools in Vancouver? I’m out therefor a conference for a few days, and was wondering if anyone had any leads. thanks!Mike

11-26-2013 04:09 PM

Set of 4 saws - 2 replies

I bought this four saw set from Garrett Wade many years ago. I have since upgraded saws, and to be honest I never used any of them. They are made in France, and not available anywhere anymore from what I can see. They certainly aren’t to the quality of Bad Axe Toolworks, but make a reasonable starting set. I would trade for something fr...

07-28-2013 02:42 AM

Frankenstein razee planes? - 3 replies

Last year at “Tools of the Trade”, probably the biggest used tool show in Canada, I picked up two of these planes, for as I remember $40. One is 16” (shown below) and the other 20” in length. Razee style wooden shipbuilding planes, bodies are extremely heavy, likely Lignum vitae. The unique thing is the aluminum handles (...

07-28-2013 02:16 AM

Shelton smoothing plane - identification help needed? - 5 replies

I recently bought a Shelton plane in an antique store in the Finger Lakes, NY. Or at least it seems like a Shelton. Identifying planes isn’t always as easy when you move away from Stanley. Specs: 2” x 9”, No.04 smoothing plane, iron body, aluminum lever cap, hardwood handles. It seems to be based on US Patent# 1,914,6...

06-03-2013 04:14 AM

Leg vise screw dimensions? - 2 replies

Hi, I’m looking to build a “benchcrafted” look-alike leg vise screw using the LN Large Single Screw Vise – the onlything I don’t know is the diameter of the end of the threaded screw where it joins the handle fixture. Anyone pulled one of these apart, or made a similar change? The LN website has very little in th...

05-08-2013 01:20 AM

Tool auctions - 1 reply

Hi, Has anyone had any experience with Martin Donnelly Tool Auctions? I’m interested in bidding onsome tools in the next tool auction in July, but was wondering how close to the mark the estimates are? thanks!Mike

04-14-2013 08:05 AM

Buying vintage hand tools in Denmark? - 2 replies

Hi everyone, Hoping someone might be able to help me. We’ll be vacationing for five days in Copenhagen this August, and I’m on the look-out for vintage woodworking tools – especially European wooden planes. Anyone know of any tool sellers around Copenhagen, or Malmö Sweden? We’ll also be in Iceland for six days afterwa...

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