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Forum topic by PaBull posted 1019 days ago 796 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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PaBull

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1019 days ago


http://lumberjocks.com/cjwillie

Willie asked me to post these pictures.

“Saw this on the local Craig’s list. Not sure what to make of this! I don’t know how to get these pics (3) on L J, hope you can help. Looks like something homemade. Maybe someone at L J can shed a little light on this. Thanks, Willie”

(Sorry, I had the last picture double.)

-- rhykenologist and plant grower


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WayneC

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#1 posted 1019 days ago

It is a stanley plane with an interesting shop made handle. : ^ )

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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PaBull

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#2 posted 1019 days ago

Willie, personally I think somebody had a special need and butchered up a nice stanley plane.

Here is the 220 without the handel.

Take care, Willie.
Pabull.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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mafe

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#3 posted 1019 days ago

I agree, someone must have had a special need.
It do look almost like steampunk.
Smiles,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Bertha

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#4 posted 1019 days ago

That is very cool. That’s one way to get a solid grip!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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toolchap

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#5 posted 1018 days ago

ugh

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David Grimes

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#6 posted 1018 days ago

Other than the top piece looking rather turdish, it might just be the thing to do with the little Stanley planes that only fit the hands of puny under-developed 6 year olds (#1 through #4 in my case). I don’t mean destroy the plane doing it… remove knob and tote and install the new handle between the two contact points. The Stanley Bailey SweetErgoBrawnHeartRandomSomebodyWillHoardThemNoMatterWhat series. ;=)

-- If you're going to stir the pot, think BIG spoon or SMALL boat paddle. David Grimes, Georgia

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John Ormsby

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#7 posted 1018 days ago

I would do the same thing if the need arose. I consider this a very good example of adapting to a specific use.
It might be a better ” mouse trap ”?

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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Bill White

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#8 posted 1018 days ago

Musta had HUGE hands. Ugly ain’t the right word.
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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