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02-07-2012 05:54 AM

Miller falls #140 / Shelton #9/ Stanley knuckle joint block plane for parts - 1 reply

Anyone in need of any parts?... I have a Miller falls #140 that is good for parts…also have a shelton # 9. Stanley knuckle joint block ( not sure what #) These came with a lot I bought, I have no use for them. To be frank they were not well taken care of. Good for parts….. Shelton is missing the depth adjustment knob/threaded ro...

02-01-2012 05:23 AM

How to avoid ATM skimming. Make yourself aware! - 0 replies advise!I was recently a victim of ATM “skimming” with my business account. I run a small transportation company, and only use my business visa to get fuel (at the pump usually), which makes this all the more troubling. Im just happy that my bank has such a good fraud prevention team. ...

01-08-2012 01:43 AM

Some hand tools, &/or leather working tools...(?) - 1 reply

If you see anything that interests you here make an offer (via message). Individualy OR as a lot… Im just hoping these can find a home where they will be appreciated. not looking to get rich…open to trading leatherworking tools…..I think (came with an estate sale “lot”) scissors made in italy, what im calling...

01-02-2012 06:41 AM

Delta Benchtop Jointer - 3 replies

I have a 6” benchtop jointer for sale (or swap for an interesting handtool…try me Im easy ;)...) I thought i would give you guys first shot before I list on craigs. Asking $75 plus shipping (message me your zip, and Ill give you an estimate). I have new knives still in the packaging. Ive used it twice. I bought it with a need in ...

01-02-2012 06:07 AM

Where do you buy your odds? (hardware) - 17 replies

Ive ran into a couple stumbling blocks on restoring some hand planes. Im in need of some seemingly odd hardware in order to finish. (3/16” x24 threaded rod for example) What was the norm in the early 1900s, Im learning, has changed. I havent located a source locally…so if I do have to order online…..... Who do you ladies and...

11-18-2011 06:36 AM

Christmas gift help-photo editing software - 10 replies

Ladies and Gents, I’m in need of assistant of your brains again. My wife is a hobbiest photographer, and she has been hinting that she has outgrown her software. Ive been trying to research online, and at the local outlets (bestbuy, wolf…etc.)All Ive come up with is a headache. I dont want to just hand her a card with money. I want h...

10-26-2011 05:35 AM

A Toast : To the compassionate - 2 replies

I have been a memeber of 3 other forums in my internet carrer, and the all have ended the same way for me. I come to a realization…With these forums, I come ,a novice, looking for some sage advice from a patient , compassionate teacher, that gives guidance with encouraging words and a smile on their face.This is obviously a fantasy (one i...

09-25-2011 06:57 PM

Lapping compound, where do you get yours? - 7 replies

I haven’t been able to locate any lapping compound locally, so the question(s) are…Where do you guys buy yours? either online, or maybe Im looking in the wrong places (auto parts/hardware stores)? Ive been using sandpaper, so anything I should stay away from with compounds? Im looking for a fairly aggressive grit, 80-100 ish. Thanks ...

09-23-2011 05:02 AM

Tool ID help please. - 19 replies

I would love to pick the brains of you ladies and gentleman, I bought an old “lot” of tools and Im not too sure on a couple of them.1) I believe is a shaper head? If so, any good ideas? considering I do not have a shaper. 2) No idea on this one

08-26-2011 05:27 AM

Turning blanks (bowl, pen, ...)for a little help? - 5 replies

I am in need of a turner, that would be willing to help me with a restoration of some old planes. I need front knobs turned for my Sargent Co. 418 and # 5 from purpleheart to replace the nasty plastic ones that are on them. If your interested let me know what you need. I have a ton of spalted oak blanks, some E.R. Cedar, and a few other things&#...

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