• Advertise with us

« back to Hand Tools forum

Forum topic by mvflaim posted 12-19-2012 12:18 AM 860 views 0 times favorited 20 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View mvflaim's profile


183 posts in 2134 days

12-19-2012 12:18 AM

Hi, my name is Mike and I’m an antique molding plane addict.


20 replies so far

View Kreegan's profile


1452 posts in 1189 days

#1 posted 12-19-2012 12:23 AM

You and Stumpy Nubs need to compare collections.

View Cosmicsniper's profile


2202 posts in 2201 days

#2 posted 12-19-2012 12:27 AM

Holy crap. Take a pill!

-- jay,

View JoeinGa's profile


5458 posts in 1050 days

#3 posted 12-19-2012 12:28 AM

Oh my! That’s just plain crazy! Or should I say plane crazy? :-)

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

View DIYaholic's profile (online now)


17669 posts in 1718 days

#4 posted 12-19-2012 12:30 AM

The first step is recognizing that you have a problem.
The only problem I see, though is…..
You can’t get to your workbench!!!

I’ll be happy to lighten your load…
For a small fee!!!

Nice “little” collection!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

View whitebeast88's profile


3957 posts in 1233 days

#5 posted 12-19-2012 12:53 AM


-- Marty.Athens,AL

View mvflaim's profile


183 posts in 2134 days

#6 posted 12-19-2012 01:01 AM

The crazy thing is that the majority of them are unique with only a handful of duplicates.


View Dan Krager's profile

Dan Krager

2530 posts in 1277 days

#7 posted 12-19-2012 01:02 AM

Do you use them or just look at them? With a collection like that, everything in my shop would have moulding of some sort on it. :)

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL

View SnowyRiver's profile


51451 posts in 2523 days

#8 posted 12-19-2012 01:04 AM

What a collection. How do you find the one you need?

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

View poopiekat's profile


4035 posts in 2777 days

#9 posted 12-19-2012 01:11 AM

A stunning collection!!

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

View Manitario's profile


2386 posts in 1926 days

#10 posted 12-19-2012 01:13 AM

I hope you use each and every one…

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

View paratrooper34's profile


779 posts in 1995 days

#11 posted 12-19-2012 01:17 AM

I am envious! What a nice collection.

-- Mike

View Nicky's profile


673 posts in 3135 days

#12 posted 12-19-2012 01:18 AM

You win!

Nice collection. Glad to hear that you only have a “handful of duplicates”

-- Nicky

View treaterryan's profile


109 posts in 1330 days

#13 posted 12-19-2012 01:24 AM

Welcome Mike.

-- Ryan - Bethel Park, PA

View a1Jim's profile


113738 posts in 2620 days

#14 posted 12-19-2012 01:34 AM

I have a lot of planes but nothing that cool WOW

-- Custom furniture

View Oldtool's profile


2156 posts in 1234 days

#15 posted 12-19-2012 01:42 AM

Mike, I feel your pain. I too am an addict. I came to realize that I couldn’t make use of them all, so I managed to stop buying.
HOWEVER, if you would be interested, I would be willing to see if we could arrange a swap for some of our planes. I currently use as many as I can, mostly the complex profile molding planes, but have some others that are duplicates, or are specials I’ll never use. If you think you’d be interested, let me know.
Thanks, Oldtool.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

showing 1 through 15 of 20 replies

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics