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Forum topic by laxbograt posted 12-27-2012 10:45 PM 1346 views 0 times favorited 19 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-27-2012 10:45 PM

So Apparently I was good this year so the jolly old elf left me a couple toys under the tree.

This wooden plow plane was in good shape other than it missing the wedge for the blade and the fact that one of the threaded sections is broken, looks like im going to have to buy that wood treader and die that has been sitting on my wish list.

My luck wasn’t perfect though received this number 7 in installments needless to say it may be the worlds largest chisel plane now, thankfully i got my money back and my wife got me the number 6 in the previous pic, so now I am looking for a matching base to restore it.

Anyway what goodies did everyone else get?


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#1 posted 12-28-2012 01:18 AM

Got a new mini lathe and lathe chisles! amazing but I dont own a grinder or any type of sharpening system so…..

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#2 posted 12-28-2012 01:22 AM

Just a few items here. There is a lot of stuff not pictured, and some big giftcards. I also got myself a Christmas present that should be here soon (Thanks again Don!) – a Stanley #7


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#3 posted 12-28-2012 01:29 AM

The wonderful wife bought me this Bad Axe Tenon saw. Mesquite handle, black nickel back and fasteners, filed hybrid cut, 12 ppi.

-- Will, Ontario Canada. "I can do fast, cheap and good, but you can only pick two... "

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#4 posted 12-28-2012 01:39 AM

I have been collecting tools hoping to find time to do woodworking. My craftsmanship, I am sure is subpar.
My wife got me a membership to the local woodworker’s guild with shop previledges. Now I have an excuse for a monthly meeting and have a chance to learn from people who knows what they are doing.

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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#5 posted 12-28-2012 02:32 AM

Willeh, that is an awesome saw, I have the 16 inch with the walnut handle, I’m sure it cuts like a dream. Bad axe saws are worth every penny they cost and every minute u wait for them.


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#6 posted 12-28-2012 02:37 AM

I got the joy of seeing loved ones appreciate the hand made gifts I made for them.
It’s been a tight year financially.
I’m enjoying the small pleasures this year.


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#7 posted 12-28-2012 02:54 AM

No tools, but a couple gift cards to the BORG and a check for $150 earmarked explicitly for use toward the purchase of a bandsaw. So I did OK.

-- "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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#8 posted 12-28-2012 06:50 AM

This was from my wife

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#9 posted 12-28-2012 03:24 PM

@Rodg- Nice Score!! Does your wife have a sister?

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

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#10 posted 12-28-2012 03:26 PM

I was gifted a solid vintage Craftsman radial arm saw.. :) I’m pretty excited about it! I pick it up next week.

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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#11 posted 12-28-2012 05:09 PM

-Veritas 14pt Dovetail saw (My first good joinery saw)
-1000/6000 Water stone
-Pipe clamp
-Stanley Sharptooth saw (for rough deminsioning)
—> 3 Cans Prestone spray-on Auto window de-icer (since When I’m working on Wood projects, my car often gets kicked out of the garage and gets iced over.)

-- I'm strictly hand-tool only...unless the power tool is faster and easier!

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#12 posted 12-28-2012 05:17 PM

Santa brought all four Steve Latta’s inlay tools from Lie-Nielson

-- John from Hampstead

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#13 posted 12-28-2012 06:38 PM

My lovely girlfriend bought me all the James Krenov books. I had previously borrowed them from the library, but I so wanted them for keeps. Yay

-- David, Copenhagen, Denmark

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#14 posted 12-28-2012 06:50 PM

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#15 posted 12-28-2012 10:58 PM

My wife gave me a Powermatic 719T mortiser. I’m a very happy guy!

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