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phiflint

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719 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: plane stanley bailey no 4 no 6 no 8 saw diston

Picked these up at a yard sale this morning for $45. A No 8, a No 6C, two No 4C, & a small Diston hand saw. I’m hoping to clean them up & use them if possible. All look to be in okay shape (except for the saw). I’ll probably have to make some new handles, etc. but…. Let me know what you think. How did I do?


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Bill White

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#1 posted 719 days ago

I’d say that ya did well enough to deserve a great big “YOU SUCK”. So there. :)
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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Bertha

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#2 posted 719 days ago

You are a dirty, dirty man. You did spectacular! :)

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

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Lifesaver2000

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#3 posted 719 days ago

If I am seeing what you have there correctly, those items in that condition would be priced for a total of close to $200 in the flea markets / antique stores in my area, so I would say you got a bargain.

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AKSteve

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#4 posted 719 days ago

Yeah I am with Bill on this one! Excellent find!

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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BTimmons

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#5 posted 719 days ago

I’d say you did pretty damn good! Especially since the planes aren’t all covered in rust.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

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phiflint

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#6 posted 719 days ago

Thanks guys. I’m still a little new at this so I appreciate the help. I’ll try to keep you posted as I get them cleaned up. Thanks again.

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chrisstef

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#7 posted 719 days ago

yup phil you suck all right … suck like a fox.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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Zinderin

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#8 posted 719 days ago

You definitely rocked it! Yard sales and the back-end of swap meets are the bomb!

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rejo55

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#9 posted 719 days ago

If it wasn’t for having to leave Texas, I’d just about pack up and move up to Yankeeland just to be able to SEE something like this, let alone get a chance to buy it. All we have in yard sales and flea markets down here are used (unwashed) baby clothes and busted TV’s.
If I knew you could take a joke I, too, would say ”YOU SUCK”
But I won’t
Have a good’un
Joe

-- rejo55, East Texas

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Richard

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#10 posted 719 days ago

How come I never find yard sales with that kind of booty? You sir, most definitely SUCK!

That saw looks all used up. You should send it to me for disposal.

Nice haul, excellent price!

-- "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." - Mark Twain

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Don Broussard

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#11 posted 719 days ago

The No. 8 by itself is probably worth about $45-55. I’d say you scored a gloat.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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JayT

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#12 posted 719 days ago

Totally gloat worthy, congrats.

-- "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835

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sikrap

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#13 posted 719 days ago

Either one of the 4C’s is worth the $45, so its like you got everything else for free. YOU SUCK!!

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

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Loren

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#14 posted 719 days ago

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#15 posted 719 days ago

Well done and yup..YOU SUCK !
(I’ve never seen a free range, in the wild #8 around here, closest was a rusty Record of the same size, passed on $125..)

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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