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08-09-2021 06:32 PM

Emmert pattern makers vise help - 1 reply

Greetings, I’m looking for a bit of a unicorn here. I was gifted with a Emmert Pattern Makers Vise. Turtleback T4 (per Iron Hand http://www.mprime.com/Emmert/index.htm) Unfortunately it’s missing the tilt adjustment clamp and bracket. The round adjustment rod is there. Does anyone have pictures and/or measurements of th...

11-06-2017 01:32 AM

Disston No2 Compass blade - 3 replies

I’ve got a No 2 Compass saw with a stubby blade. Oh, probably around 5 inches. Obviously broken off by a previous owner who was a bit over zealous.I intend to keep this saw and use it. The tote is in great condition.What would you recommend that I replace the blade with? I’ve seen adds for new ones, but I’m kinda hesitant a...

11-03-2017 02:56 AM

Disston and Morss Level help - 2 replies

Evening all, Just picked up a scad of old hand tools. This was in the lot. I’ve looked on the Bay and other auction sites but can’t find one with a third adjustable level in it. Nor can I find another on the net that looks just like it. Anyone have a clue if it’s original or modified? Cheers,Bill

06-17-2017 04:45 PM

Odd #3 Stanley-like plane help - 2 replies

I’ve been going though my pile of hand planes for refurbishment. Found this one and can’t identify it. I could use some help please. I’ve been thought the standard list of plane info sites.It’s the size of a #3 Stanley, except it has a 2 inch iron. Japanning is good, solid frog, and in good condition. No pitting or c...

11-23-2016 01:34 PM

Miter box saw help - 6 replies

Evening all. I picked up this saw for a couple of bucks yesterday. Thought it was a large tenon saw. I was wrong. It’s got about a 30° fleam, ~5° rake, and 10tpi after cleaning a bit. At 25” long with a steel back, this thing is a beast. Took me a bit to figure out that it’s a miter saw without its box. No paint is le...


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