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Stanley No. 161 Chisels #3: Wow, what a set

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Blog entry by Smitty_Cabinetshop posted 06-11-2021 03:51 AM 603 reads 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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These appeared on ebay lately and didn’t sit around long. Nice.

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



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theoldfart

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#1 posted 06-11-2021 04:30 AM

Box and all you cunning devil!

A little too shiny for users I’d say.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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sansoo22

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#2 posted 06-11-2021 04:30 AM

Those are gorgeous!!!

My wallet still won’t let me pull the trigger on any vintage Stanley chisels yet. Almost happened on a set of #60s with the black everlast handles the other day but price was a bit steep.

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#3 posted 06-11-2021 10:24 AM

Snazzy! So pristine.

Congratulations!

-- ~Tony

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Don W

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#4 posted 06-11-2021 10:45 AM

Sweet!

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

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Brit

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#5 posted 06-11-2021 10:49 AM

Amazing Smitty! Glad they found you.

-- Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#6 posted 06-11-2021 01:01 PM

Oh wait! I didn’t pull the trigger, they’re not mine! Just so cool to see them NIB I had to post for posterity… sorry for any confusion.

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

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Brit

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#7 posted 06-11-2021 02:31 PM

That’s hilarious :0) It isn’t April 1st is it?

-- Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#8 posted 06-11-2021 03:15 PM

You got me too Smitty :-))

-- I collect hobbies. There is no sense in limiting yourself (Don W) - - - - - - - - Kenny in SW VA

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#9 posted 06-11-2021 03:59 PM

Poster offered them for $600+, no way for me to justify that…

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

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Don W

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#10 posted 06-12-2021 01:04 AM

Well that’s a bummer!

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

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#11 posted 06-12-2021 03:54 AM

Sorry fellas… man, I feel I let y’all down now!

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

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theoldfart

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#12 posted 06-12-2021 03:59 AM

Yes you did.

But don’t fret, you can still buy them!

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#13 posted 06-12-2021 04:04 AM

No, I can’t… they’re gone…sigh

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

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theoldfart

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#14 posted 06-12-2021 04:13 AM

Sorry, I know it hurts. But you do have a 444 and what looks to be an incredible kitchen soon.:-)

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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