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Forum topic by sikrap posted 06-27-2012 11:02 PM 1187 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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sikrap

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06-27-2012 11:02 PM

I visit the occasional garage/estate/yard sale on weekends and this past weekend I stumbled onto a few nice items. Grabbed a MF 22 plane, a Victor 1105, a honing guide, dovetail markers, scraper plane and this; a Hardy’s Patent plane. Thought you folks might enjoy seeing one.

It still needs to be cleaned up, but there are no cracks, chips or other defects.

-- Dave, Colonie, NY


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#1 posted 06-27-2012 11:06 PM

Interesting. Any date on it? Perhaps from one of the wars where material was scarce?

Thanks for sharing.

-- John

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#2 posted 06-27-2012 11:17 PM

Its from (approximately) 1882. Here’s a link to what Patrick Leach has to say about it.

http://www.supertool.com/etcetera/deadends/hardy.htm

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

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#3 posted 06-28-2012 01:19 PM

Sweet find!

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#4 posted 06-28-2012 01:37 PM

Nice wall hanger

-- In the end, when your life flashes before your eyes, will you like what you see?

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#5 posted 06-28-2012 01:52 PM

Cool tool

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#6 posted 06-28-2012 01:56 PM

Great get…congrats !!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#7 posted 06-28-2012 02:00 PM

I like it!

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#8 posted 06-28-2012 02:39 PM

Ya don’t have to read too far into Patrick’s discourse to figger out what he REALLY thinks.
Don’t know if you’re gonna try using the plane, but I sure would have bought it, refurbed, built a shadow box for it. Then, posted Patrick’s evaluation in a frame next to the plane.
Bill

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#9 posted 06-28-2012 03:51 PM

Quite unusual. I have seen one.

helluvawreck
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