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Forum topic by pmtottawa posted 01-23-2013 10:51 AM 792 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-23-2013 10:51 AM

Hi everyone, i have always been interest in building thing (being an engineer and all) so finally getting into woodworking, really excited as my father in law is sending me his entire beaver tool collection, all i know is that they are heavy and old.

Will probably need assistance in cleaning them up, so will pos pictures when they get here.


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#1 posted 01-23-2013 11:10 AM

Welcome to L/J pmtottawa. There are a lot of great woodworkers here to help you on your journey.

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#2 posted 01-23-2013 01:43 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. You’ll enjoy it here and get lots of help.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#3 posted 01-23-2013 02:06 PM

Welcome to LJs.
You have found the greatest WW help there is-LJs!!!

Please be sure to post some pictures of those “old iron” work horses. The old machines have great lines!

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

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#4 posted 01-23-2013 02:39 PM

Thanks guys. been lurking around for awhile, and love the information.

I will definately post pictures once I get them in the garage workshop.

really anxious to get my hands on these and see how they were built… as you said, true workhorses. The machines should be in great shape as my father in law is meticulous, and really took great care of them, heck he still has all the original manuals…

Going to see them this weekend… Will post what machines he has as well as model numbers…



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#5 posted 01-24-2013 01:54 AM

Welcome. Clean up help with before and after goes here

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#6 posted 01-24-2013 02:00 AM

Welcome to the addiction

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#7 posted 01-24-2013 01:32 PM

welcome ....beaver tools are good…not very poplar but still good..


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