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Blog series by YusukeKomiya updated 08-07-2016 05:35 PM 2 parts 1750 reads 1 comment total

Part 1: Yankee (Stanley) 2101A 10 in.

08-07-2016 05:22 PM by YusukeKomiya | 0 comments »

I got this baby for a grand sum of $5. I almost feel like a thief for buying it that cheap. I’m looking to restore it based off of Brit’s instructions. If you happen to be reading this Brit just want to say thanks for your great guide. While I would’ve loved to find a 2100 I’m pretty happy with this one. I’m wondering though if there is a way for me to paint the rubber handles but that’s for another time.

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Part 2: Keen Kutter Saw

08-07-2016 05:35 PM by YusukeKomiya | 1 comment »

The person who sold this told me it was collectible. Then he said $10 for the saw. I find the situation kind of funny in some way. This initially caught my eye because I liked the handle. I didn’t know about Keen Kutter beforehand. When I got home and did the research I was pretty happy to discover that it’s a pre-WWII model (the logo with the wedge and E.G. Simmons name indicates this). If anyone has more info that would be great.

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