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Kevin Violette

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2400 days ago

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I have been loooking for some time now for a 10” yankee 2101 Bell systems brace. I have missed a couple on Ebay but they are getting to be hard to find and know someone out there must have one they don’t need and are willing to trade or swap.

-- Kevin -- (http://www.furniturebykevin.com)


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#1 posted 2400 days ago

Kevin you can get this one today

Regards
Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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Kevin Violette

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#2 posted 2399 days ago

This Lee Valley brace I have tried and being a three jaw brace it does not hold the bit as tight as I would like and is not balanced very well. It is made of cheap plastic and I was not impressed with it. Bob #2 I appreciate the link and looking in to it for me. I am really looking for the Yankee 2101 brace.

-- Kevin -- (http://www.furniturebykevin.com)

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#3 posted 2399 days ago

Biff, Let me look a might have a couple of them in the shop.

I used to work for the Bell System.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#4 posted 2372 days ago

Still looking for this if anyone can help?

-- Kevin -- (http://www.furniturebykevin.com)

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#5 posted 2372 days ago

Biff I only found one, the other five were different brands. I think I’ll keep the one.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Kevin Violette

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#6 posted 2372 days ago

Fair enough. Anyone else maybe have one hangin’ on the wall as a decoration or something?

-- Kevin -- (http://www.furniturebykevin.com)

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#7 posted 2372 days ago

Not to hijack the thread, I have a brace, but I can’t seem to find anyplace to buy auger bits.

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#8 posted 2366 days ago

Kevin, There are 2 listed on that auction site now (just joined and need to read the forum rules). I also got a Yankee 2101 from someone in Regina who collects braces and planes. I’ll look up his e-mail when I get home and post it here. he may have what you’re looking for.

-- Jock - having fun with my new hobby

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#9 posted 2366 days ago

Rikkor:
“Not to hijack the thread, I have a brace, but I can’t seem to find anyplace to buy auger bits.”

I guess that does not auger well for your prospects then <gd>

p.s. try Lee Valley.

Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#10 posted 2366 days ago

I see you’re bidding on this one! Good luck!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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