For those of you that are hand tool / old tool lovers, check out this video.

  • Advertise with us

« back to Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories forum

Forum topic by docholladay posted 12-04-2010 06:52 AM 1135 views 1 time favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View docholladay's profile


1287 posts in 3081 days

12-04-2010 06:52 AM

Topic tags/keywords: hand tools

I was just kind of playing around online this evening and I came across this video on the American Woodworker magazine website. Those of you that enjoy old/hand tools better be careful when you watch this. I wouldn’t want you to be electrocuted because you drooled on your computer. It certainly makes me want to make a trip to Minnesota.


-- Hey, woodworking ain't brain surgery. Just do something and keep trying till you get it. Doc

9 replies so far

View Marc5's profile


304 posts in 3364 days

#1 posted 12-04-2010 08:11 AM

What a cool shop. I would love to take a road trip to MN with a fist full of $$$.

-- Marc

View lilredweldingrod's profile


2496 posts in 3129 days

#2 posted 12-04-2010 10:43 AM

anyone got an extra hundred pound box of hundred dollar bills they don’t need?

View canadianchips's profile


2602 posts in 3019 days

#3 posted 12-04-2010 01:42 PM

Good Post.
Darn. I don’t have any oil cans !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

View DrewM's profile


176 posts in 3021 days

#4 posted 12-04-2010 02:00 PM

Oh man do I ever love videos like this, thanks Doc for this post.

-- Drew, Delaware

View helluvawreck's profile


31348 posts in 2889 days

#5 posted 12-04-2010 02:57 PM

Doc, you made my day with this one. I loved the video and will watch it every now and then to remind me of all of the wonderful tools that are out there that I will never own. I have added this to my favorites list. Thanks for posting this.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

View dbol's profile


136 posts in 3020 days

#6 posted 12-04-2010 03:33 PM

good video. Thanks.

View Dennisgrosen's profile


10880 posts in 3137 days

#7 posted 12-04-2010 05:34 PM

Drooooooooooool !!!!!! even with the warning you shuold had say it wasn´t for people
with tooladictis so now you owe me two new labtops and I´m still a little shaked after the electrochocks
from them (this is dictated to my daughter)....OOh boy wuold I love to had the money to build
a complete toolbox and shop from this place

thank´s for sharing Doc. even thow the money to a new Pc cuold have been used better…LOL

take care

View Gregn's profile


1642 posts in 3005 days

#8 posted 12-04-2010 10:21 PM

Now thats my kind of Candy Store!!
Thanks, I now have a new reason for wanting to go to the family reunion on the wifes side next summer. We are having to go farther into northern Wisconsin for this trip and its right on our way to and from. I will sure have to remember to take the camera with me when I go in. I might even have to have the wife handcuff my hands behind my back to keep from touching such works of art. LOL
I sure liked the Mortising Machine would love to have it in my shop. The countersink bit was cool also, I’m going to have to watch this video a couple more times as theres so much to see at one time.
Thanks again for the great video.

-- I don't make mistakes, I have great learning lessons, Greg

View swirt's profile


2767 posts in 2994 days

#9 posted 12-05-2010 05:49 AM

Good find. Had me thinking that it is funny how things change. A decade ago I’d have had no interest in those old tools…. now I am drawn to them and watched every second of the video, just to see more.

-- Galootish log blog,

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics