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Forum topic by Matt posted 09-25-2015 07:59 PM 969 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Matt

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09-25-2015 07:59 PM

The father of a family friend died recently and this friend asked if I would sell the man’s tools for her. The man owned a variety of woodworking tools, including this small specialty plane below. I have no clue what it’s called. There’s a picture of it on the Veritas website under “Other Products” but apparantly they don’t sell it any more.

http://www.veritastools.com/Products/Category.aspx

Thanks for the help. This will go up on eBay once I figure out what it’s called.


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#1 posted 09-25-2015 08:19 PM

Used to hide nails.

http://www.leevalley.com/us/wood/page.aspx?c=&cat=1,41182&p=32683

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#2 posted 09-25-2015 10:04 PM

Wow; I never would have guessed. Thanks, Wayne!

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#3 posted 09-25-2015 11:22 PM

Many yrs ago 1987, I worked with a guy who I think was from S Carolina. He said his father was a finish and roofing carpenter. Apparently they had separate crews to frame the house and roofing crews to frame and shingle the roof, seemed kind of weird to me and Kevin had been bagged in a few fibs.

Anyway he said his father never used guns, hand nailed everything and always hid his finish nails with a chisel.

-- I meant to do that!

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#4 posted 09-26-2015 12:37 AM

Those are helpful little critters. You make a small cut and fold the fibers back to pin in a finish nail and then glue the fibers back down to hide the nail.

-- Brian Noel

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#5 posted 09-26-2015 01:52 AM

HERE'S the original, by Stanley—the No. 96—(about 2/3 of the way down the page)

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#6 posted 09-26-2015 06:05 PM

Thanks for the info, guys. It’s up on eBay now in case any of you needs one.

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