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597 days ago

I was out browsing around a local country / antique store and came upon this cool poster. Copyright 1926.

Just figured id share.

-- "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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Don W

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#1 posted 597 days ago

nice

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#2 posted 597 days ago

Cool.

-- ~Tony

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bhog

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#3 posted 597 days ago

Lame

-- I don't drive a Prius.

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#4 posted 597 days ago

what did u pay for the poster?

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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chrisstef

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#5 posted 597 days ago

Ha!

Mike – $28 framed.

-- "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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#6 posted 597 days ago

You got taken. Better send it to me, as it’s counterfeit. I’ll turn it in to the proper authorities, no charge…

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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#7 posted 597 days ago

Will the procedure work on other brands of plane irons, or is this specific to Stanley? :-)

-- 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!!

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#8 posted 597 days ago

Just Stanley PK. If you attempt it upon any other iron a demonic insurance salesman from connecticut will flood your inbox and voicemail with offers.

-- "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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#9 posted 597 days ago

You taking the boy out while hunting through the dust? That’s a nice find.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#10 posted 597 days ago

Better send it to me. That’s the old way.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#11 posted 597 days ago

Of course Dan. The kid scores deals and drools on old ladys. Actually mom totes him in that reverse backpack. I clean up the carnage behind. Im kinda like the janitor.

-- "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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#12 posted 597 days ago

Yes use him to your advantage. The more helpless you look the bigger the discount.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#13 posted 597 days ago

Does clueless count for anything too? I look like a monkey screwin a football when i tote the little guy solo.

-- "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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#14 posted 597 days ago

nice find

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#15 posted 597 days ago

That’s really cool Chrisstef; since I’ve moved to Florida I’ve been looking around for stores like that…. no luck yet but I haven’t had a ton of time after getting settled. Your boy is growing fast before you know it he’ll be asking what everything is in the shop.

Take care

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