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06-19-2020 11:26 PM

What type of fence for these rails - 2 replies

Anyone know what type of fence it’s on a delta contractor saw is it the original?

06-13-2020 06:57 PM

Couldn’t resist another project - 1 reply

Bought for 15 bucks I need to paint the motor and wot on the top some but it was so tiny. I’ve been working on a delta contractor saw this will be my next project. I’ll post both when I’m done in a week or so lol

06-12-2020 03:58 AM

For those newbies who like to learn - 10 replies

I took a step by step pictorial on a plane I cleaned and tuned . Inexpensive and in a smaller shop. Plus shop pics. I listen to an old Sony tape player fm playing Christian country FM while I work. Sorry started at the blade first I miss the body or base cleanup process because I just decided to do this midway becomes it takes time to stop fo...

06-10-2020 05:44 PM

WTB stanley no.8 blade - 1 reply

Looking for a no.8 Stanley blade earlier than SW will work. Trade or buy I have lots of parts.

06-10-2020 04:11 AM

WTB Handtool part. Looking for a union no.8 blade - 14 replies

Need to buy a union no8 jointer blade. Will buy or trade for a Stanley No.8 blade . Thanks guys and gals.

06-09-2020 03:07 AM

Type 11 No.4 brought back to life - 12 replies

I don’t like em shiny unless they already are. This one was rusted and had planed white paint looks like. Not sure how flat the wood I tested it on is probably could of used a jack plane on the high spots . I’m sure with a little blade adjustment I can get shavings thin enough to read through. I had a Steve knight plane I tested his beta...

06-08-2020 11:12 PM

Handtools: Couple of old split nut brass backed hand saws - 1 reply

First A. Rosling split nut early beautiful saw . As I got it will need a little cleaning and sharpened. Handle is tight . Has some patina but no heavy rust or heavy pitting. 14 inch 12 ppi xcut $65 plus shipping Platt & Holroyd Split nut brass back 14 inch x cut . Will need to be sharpened. There were some tight cracks on the ...

06-08-2020 11:51 AM

Leonard Bailey sticks it to Stanley the story - 34 replies

Ok there will be some to correct some of this but I believe I’m pretty accurate I’m not stealing it from the net or copying it . Just what I’ve learned from buying selling patent info mwtca gristmill all the Walters Patrick leach etc. for those who do know exactly and can fill in the blanks especially from pictures any split frames or verticals ...

06-06-2020 05:19 PM

Odd ball items for your shop 50s sawmill signs - 0 replies

I went to buy a vehicle and an old large 3 phase jointer at a working sawmill that was closing due to the owners death the children were closing the mill and selling all the machinery. I should of took pictures of the old mill. It was still there under a large pole barn and shop. There was some of the neatest stuff I wish I had room or could of ...

06-05-2020 02:34 AM

Just wanted to show off a new purchase and anyone know Japanese chisels - 2 replies

I got the because they were listed wron mg on eBay . I did pay a good amount but not near what I believe these to be worth. I just know enough about the Japanese Naomi to get me in trouble but I do recognize the best chisels I ever used were Japanese and were 2000 dollar set. I have also had 20-40 Japanese chisels that were awesome quick to shar...

06-05-2020 02:17 AM

Can anyone tell me what this stanley tool is . Has me stumped - 24 replies

Ok I’ve owed 1000s of Stanley tools. $2800 millers patent planesCountless rare items and planes mint in the box. Had the Walter guide know the whole history of Stanley . Plane types, even parts of type studies never published and…..... I can’t figure out what Stanley tool this is or what it is for one side has a cast hump split ...

06-05-2020 01:07 AM

Hello sorry if this is the wrong forum Introduction only post in hantools - 19 replies

Hi, just got back to the restoration and old tool game. In my past I would tune and resell 3-5 planes a day. I also like to collect buy sell and trade rare stuff I collect . When I say restore I don’t repaint sand down and half arse sharpen a tool that looks like crap. I just the best era and condition good jappaning good designs and I tastefull...

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