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Nighthawk

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945 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: humor drill-driver planer plane

I wish I had a spare $40, as I saw a very nice Stanely plane in a second hand shop today…

I wish I had a spare $60, as I saw a very nice old english wood working vise in a second hand shop today…

I wish I had a spare $20, as I saw a very nice old english Brace in a second hand shop today…

I wish I had a spare $10, as I saw a very nice old english spoke shave in a second hand shop today…

I wish I had a spare $5, as I saw a very nice hand drill in a second hand shop today…

Sigh… mumble mumble curse swear mumble very nice, mumble off pay week… mumble…!!! I should stop visiting second hand shops…!!! ???

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz


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RandyM68

693 posts in 949 days


#1 posted 945 days ago

I have the same problem, except I keep buying it. It’s just to cheap to pass up, Even if I don’t need it, it’s only ten bucks, or three. Go to antique stores, you still see stuff to drool over, but it’s priced high enough that you won’t be tempted to go back and get it.

-- I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you. I'm sorry,thanks.

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Nighthawk

436 posts in 988 days


#2 posted 945 days ago

If they are still there when I get paid… I may swing by and add them to my growing collection of tools…

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz

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Don W

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#3 posted 944 days ago

it gets worse. Once you’ve bought a set of the $40 planes, then you need the $80 planes, then you need the $160 planes…...see where this is headed?

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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Nighthawk

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#4 posted 944 days ago

ummmm… but….but….but….

But is shiney and nice looking…

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz

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NBeener

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#5 posted 944 days ago

I’m going to steer this slightly off-topic.

I WISH I HAD KNOWN …..

How much darned fun it is to use both hand planes and cabinet scrapers.

I’m just starting to use the scrapers, and only recently started using hand planes :-)

-- -- Neil

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Nighthawk

436 posts in 988 days


#6 posted 944 days ago

to go off topic… one first really have a topic… ? lol

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz

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Tedstor

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#7 posted 944 days ago

My shop is filled with great stuff I bought at re-stores and flea markets. Most of it was purchased for next-to-nothing. And the vast majority of it has remained untouched and unused since the day I bought it. LOL.
These days, I avoid flea markets and garage sales like the plague. I know if I see a workmate for $10 or a handsaw for $4 I won’t be able to resist bringing it home…......and placing it with the other 4 workmates and 20 handsaws I already have.

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