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12-23-2021 01:28 AM

setting 3 magnets equal distance around a 3 inch slab - 9 replies

I have a project that requires slabs ?? 3 inches in diameter 1/2 inch thick. Turning the discs was easy, but mounting 3 magnet equally apart was beyond my math skills. Big metal lathe to the rescue. Mounted my disc into a handy 3 jaw chuck, Turned on lathe, let my pencil draw the circle. The using side of each jaw made a mark. transfe...

10-15-2021 03:26 AM

stanley #5 with drilled hole? - 3 replies

a rusty #5 plane with a hole drilled through letters in front, The rust can deal with, I can all screws loose, just usingordinary oil, but is it really worth messing around with the rust? I can do enough so it gan be used but who knows what it is really worth. it? Guess someone wanted to be able to hang it up, too bad he could not...

10-02-2021 05:40 PM

Siegley #6 plane - 8 replies

Recentley, picked up a Siegley #6. corregated about 2 1/2 inches across and 17 inches long. Knew when I got it that it was missing the blade, so now I am asking about purchasing a new or used one. know you folks will ask for a picture but that will have to wait til later

04-26-2021 01:42 AM

Old to New - 2 replies

We all consider that we are really swift cause we use hand tools and not ones that reuire burning of electronsI have been watching “Secrets of the Castle” a BBC series about constructing a castle like those in the 1400s. No electric, no modern computer layout. BUT pay attention to their tools, common to that time, that for ar...

01-02-2021 03:58 PM

Craftsman vise for Radial Arm Saw - 15 replies


09-19-2020 07:38 PM

Ulmia Ama Marke, ? - 5 replies

Last time I entered something on this group I talked about planes just drifting in. Another one just floated down my way. Thanks to the net, I found it was not a Stanley, but actualy made in Germany. The plane in the picture is not exactly like mine BUT has a lot of same piecesWood , 3 items, marked 48 blade, chip breaker and a wooden ...

04-21-2020 09:01 PM

Tenon cutter, Miller Falls - 7 replies

This I do know; it is a hand tool with a brace attached. It is used and the guy I bought it from had removed some of the rust. I did see Miller Falls stamped on a part of it, and all of the parts are there. I spent 1 hour on the Net but did not find one like it.Don’t know how to send more than one pic. If anyone cares I could...

06-01-2019 05:24 PM

Where to buy real wood? - 7 replies

Saw the note about where to buy real wood so I am starting one about finding a place to buy real wood Someone mentioned Go to a real lumberyard, not Home Depot or Lowes so I did a search for Tucson, Az. First listed was RESTERANT Grant Lumber has turned into restaurant so that was out but listed belowwas place I ad never had heard of....

04-25-2019 05:40 PM

baltic birch - 29 replies

A long time ago I made serving trays using 3/4 inch Baltic birch. They came out just fine with variegated shading on the front and edges showing the different plys and finished using poly. Now it is time to make some more, A net search shows all sorts of items but none constructing a flat serving tray. And there seems to be differentto ...

03-27-2019 07:12 PM

new/old block plane? - 3 replies

I have colected lots of planes , some Stanleys, others with no name but look like StanleysAll of them are used but clean up enough to shave wood.! But this black plane is diffeent. The Blade is advanced by pushing the lever on the rear’ I did enough searching to know I

05-25-2014 01:50 AM

big sale in Tucson - 0 replies Kent’s tools is having it’s annual sale this month. Take a look at his site., something for everyone.Usual disclaimer- no conection.

02-26-2014 12:06 AM

Need a different backsaw - 9 replies

New member to Lumberjocks.My brother and I have a woodshop overflowing with all sorts of power and hand tools. Not bragging, they just seem to drift in or under the door. A Stanley Mitre vise #100 walked in, so I started making picture frames the way I wanted with tight corner joints and finished all sides so they would not shrink as fast in ...

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