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Topic tags/keywords: plane chisel

As I re-organize and clean up my shop in preparation of my tool cabinet build I have been taking inventory of the tools I want to house in said cabinet. While doing so I have discovered that of the “left outs” I have a decent little “starter set” of hand tools that will be homeless afterwards.

These are ones I picked up either on a whim or as a first purchase when I started down the slippery slope of handtool work. Most still need some restoration but some are ready to work as they sit.

So here is the deal… During my stay here on LJ’s I have been the recipient of some VERY generous members generosity. Much more than I probably deserve honestly. SO I have decided to give these away to someone who needs them for half the cost of shipping (split 50/50 between you and myself).

The “kit” includes all that you see here:

1 Craftsman “Frankenplane” no 7 sized jointer fully restored
1 Stanley Type 19 no 5 Jack Plane
1 Stanley Defiance no 4
1 Stanley SB4 which would make a great scrub plane if you sharpen a good camber on the blade
1 Bucks Brothers Block Plane (same size as a Stanley 110)
2 Braces
1 Harbor Freight Mortise Gauge
1 Set (1/4”, 1/2”, 3/4”, 1”) Irwin Marples Chisels (a couple of them need a new bevel ground)
1 later model Disston crosscut saw in need of restoration and sharpening
1 Unknown toolbox saw that just needs a bit of sharpening

So what is the catch? It’s pretty easy… Just let me know why you need them. Either as a reply here or via PM if you don’t want to share with the group. A member will be picked on the 20th of September (Friday).

Again this is simply my way of paying forward all that I have received here. Thanks for reading :-)

-- Eric -

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#1 posted 311 days ago

Hey Eric, sending a pm.

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#2 posted 311 days ago

PM Received :D

-- Eric -

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#3 posted 311 days ago

During my stay here on LJ’s I have been the recipient of some VERY generous members generosity.
....SO I have decided to give these away to someone who needs them…....

Sir, God Bless you for your generosity as well.

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#4 posted 311 days ago

Atta boy Eric.

-- Red -- "Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: What! You too? I thought I was the only one." C.S. Lewis

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#5 posted 311 days ago

Eric, you are one great person, God bless you.

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#6 posted 311 days ago

Eric, you’ve shown what a class act you really are. Well done my friend.

-- "Aged flatus, I heard that some one has already blown out your mortise." THE Surgeon ……………………………………. Kevin

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#7 posted 311 days ago

You’re a class act Eric. Not a bad woodworker either.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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#8 posted 311 days ago

Well done sir! I am sure the recipient will use them proudly.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#9 posted 311 days ago

What all those guys said and then some. Some true LJ spirit being shown.

-- "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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#10 posted 311 days ago

That’s awesome Eric! Very good.

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#11 posted 311 days ago

Glad to see they’re still people in this world willing to do acts of kindness for strangers.

-- Never confuse mistakes with failure. Kevin

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#12 posted 311 days ago

Very nice of you Eric. Someone will treasure these.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#13 posted 311 days ago

Your awesome! This is a very gracious gesture.

-- Rob - Learning... one mistake at a time...

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#14 posted 311 days ago

That is awesome and a great way to get someone started.

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#15 posted 311 days ago

When I saw this thread it made me feel so good and confirmed my initial impression that you are a person of good character which nowadays is becoming in many ways less important…

In todays world when people troll or flame online just because they can its even less likely…

I’m a member of a couple of other forums and LJ is by far the best…

I’m laughing right now…lol…I don’t see the augers for the lonely braces…

A great start for someone new.

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