Weekend Purchase (Stanley #7 + Craftsman Miter Box)

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Forum topic by 69BBNova posted 492 days ago 829 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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The miter box is pretty much as received except for freeing up the rear guide rollers…

The #7 I’ll probably do more to it at some point but for now I’ll take a break…

I do think I overpaid for the #7 but except for the nickle on the lever cap there were no major problems so I bought it…

But all in all I’m happy.

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#1 posted 492 days ago

a couple of great additions to the hand plane arsenal.

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#2 posted 492 days ago

That’s a fairly recent #7, but it will still make a fine user.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 491 days ago

Some nice additions, should serve you well. Miter box looks like it’s in really nice shape! Congrats on your scores.

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this"

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#4 posted 491 days ago

Where did you find that?

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#5 posted 491 days ago

The #7 is a type 19, The miter box has a 26” 12pt blade…

I dont know why but I like the style of the y frog bed, keeping in mind its based on nothing, I just like the look of it apparently…

Hi LukieB the miter box is going to get a good cleaning, other than that the blade is very sharp and appears to be dead straight…

I found them on Craigs List, funny thing is I tell these people that I only contacted them because they had a phone number otherwise I wouldent even bother…

The plane was 2 miles away and the miter box was less than an hour round trip and we talked for a bit.

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