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Simons44

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02-16-2014 04:05 AM


I’ve recently started getting into hand plans and have purchased a few wood river plans from Woodcraft. Today I picked a Lie Nielson 60 1/2 low angel block plane, a Stanley 92 shoulder plane and a Stanley flat bottom spoke shave on Criagslist for $90! I can’t wait to sharpen the Lie Nielson and use it tomorrow.

I’m super excited!
-Jeremy


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ksSlim

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#1 posted 02-16-2014 04:32 AM

You suck big time.

Most of us NEVER score on C list.

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic

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Simons44

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#2 posted 02-16-2014 04:57 AM

I check everyday for hand planes, I’ve never seen a L.N. plane on the Houston Craigslist before.

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Fettler

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#3 posted 02-16-2014 10:05 AM

How does it feel to receive stolen property XD

j/k, i’m just jealous.

-- --Rob, Seattle, WA

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#4 posted 02-16-2014 11:33 AM

The 92 is worth at the least what you spent on everything.

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

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Don W

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#5 posted 02-16-2014 12:49 PM

That definitely deserves a “You suck”

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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pmayer

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#6 posted 02-16-2014 12:53 PM

+1 the “you suck” sentiment! :)

Nice score.

-- PaulMayer, http://www.vernswoodgoods.com

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#7 posted 02-16-2014 01:31 PM

Yep, paid for the #92, the others were Free! You suck? (Nice score)

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

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blackcherry

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#8 posted 02-16-2014 05:30 PM

Now that a CL Score, congrats…enjoy!

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WillliamMSP

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#9 posted 02-17-2014 03:01 PM

You suck, suck, suck. The only LNs that I see on CL are priced within 10% of retail.

Okay, now that my 15 seconds of jealousy are over, congrats on the find!

-- Practice makes less sucky. (Bill, Minneapolis, MN)

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BTimmons

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#10 posted 02-17-2014 05:26 PM

I saw a LN plane on my local Craigslist, just once. The seller knew what they were worth, so no crazy deals to be had there. (sigh)

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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#11 posted 02-17-2014 05:31 PM

That is incredible. You are going to love that block plane. I was just lecturing my wife the other day about how awesome that block plane was and that it was worth every dime I spent on it. Awesome find!

-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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#12 posted 02-21-2014 09:52 PM

wonderful find – that block plane will serve you well.

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#13 posted 02-21-2014 09:55 PM

Wish I could find a deal like that!

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