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#1 posted 602 days ago

I recognize the ugly blue tablecloth, don’t bid on it!

Seriously though, hopefully others will chime in about the tools, but the chest itself looks like an interesting find.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#2 posted 602 days ago

OMG, that’s funny!

-- I think of Jack Nicholson as the Joker in Batman when he says "Where does he get those wonderful toys" and ask WHERE DO U GUYS GET ALL THAT WONDERFUL WOOD?

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#3 posted 602 days ago

Well who knows whats in the chest, but the saw was taken care of and it may indicate that what ever else is in the chest is in similar condition.

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#4 posted 602 days ago

I’ll take that chest, you can have those old saws.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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#5 posted 602 days ago

first link………..i might drop 200, just the box might fetch that if cleaned up. A quick look at it and I see “gravy”

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#6 posted 602 days ago

Really like the handle on the saw though that doesn’t indicate anything and the wood handle in the front right just seems to whisper infill knob to be but that could be wishful. Hard to say but I agree the box is worth picking up.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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#7 posted 602 days ago

Im sorry I didnt realize that I posted one link twice. Here is one for whats in the chest.

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#8 posted 602 days ago

Well, I see a Stanley 49 (worth $50). a Stanley 98 or 99 (worth $75), a 78, a dado plane, a few spokeshaves and some so-so pushdrivers, and that’s without being able to see all the trays. If you can get the box and contents for anything under $200, I’d say you did well. I should point out that the prices I used ar what I’d be willing to pay. Others may feel they’re worth more or less.

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

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#9 posted 602 days ago

That may be Pandora’s box.

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#10 posted 602 days ago

There’s some good stuff going on there, and some not so good. The AMT chisels and such are pretty well made, I have several, including an inshave identical to the one in the second link. I would personally go for the spokeshaves, chisels, and the 78.

-- Brian T. - Exact science is not an exact science

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#11 posted 602 days ago

Interesting. There are two cast iron side rabbet planes there, brands unknown (there were many mfrs of these but they all look very similar) and at least one fence. One of the planes has an added front wood piece. I bought one recently and found them ranging in sales price on the ‘bay for $20 – 60.

If you get the chest, you can surely gloat, “It ain’t no Studley, but it’s mine!”



-- " his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"

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