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  0 Thread: Battery Powered Chainsaw
Post: RE: Battery Powered Chainsaw

So ~$200 is what you're looking at I think? I found a clearance deal at Lowes a couple years ago and took a chance and bought it and pretty pleased with it. I wouldn't have thrown down $200 to take a ...
ajkoontz Home Improvement 36 1,360 04-04-2024, 12:51 PM
  0 Thread: Casting plane at home
Post: RE: Casting plane at home

Dave Corinth is a good follow on YouTube. He also has some great videos about making totes. I also just found the 'Just Plane Fun' channel- I think the guys name is Mike Jenkins. He sells plane parts,...
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 3 430 03-29-2024, 07:52 AM
  0 Thread: Stanley #8 Blades & Tote Question
Post: RE: Stanley #8 Blades & Tote Question

C. in Indy Wrote: (03-28-2024, 06:19 AM) -- I'm amazed nobody is replying  :) For a #8, I don't have one.   I did have a great time a few years back finding one at a flea market and flipping it --...
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 10 733 03-28-2024, 08:12 AM
  0 Thread: Stanley #8 Blades & Tote Question
Post: Stanley #8 Blades & Tote Question

I decided that this summer I want to get my #8 into serviceable condition. As found I have a good- body, frog, and front knob. I have a serviceable lever cap and chip breaker, not original to this pla...
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 10 733 03-25-2024, 03:17 PM
  0 Thread: Help ID saw
Post: RE: Help ID saw

RE: miter plane Not in the same lot, but I bought a LV shooting plane at the same auction. Coincidence that I bought 2 tools that go together. I posted a link to the auction in the hand tools section...
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 8 508 03-12-2024, 08:40 AM
  0 Thread: Help ID saw
Post: RE: Help ID saw

Well, everything but the wooden screw part. That might be a problem.
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 8 508 03-11-2024, 08:45 PM
  0 Thread: Help ID saw
Post: RE: Help ID saw

That’s the ticket. There was a box of other stuff in the lot that said miter jack. It’s from Benchcrafted. So that answers 2 questions. I think the box is a kit to make the vise.
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 8 508 03-11-2024, 08:42 PM
  0 Thread: Help ID saw
Post: Help ID saw

Any idea what this saw is used for? Got it in an auction lot and not sure what the purpose is. The blade is slightly higher than the bed, very much like a jamb saw but I've never run into something qu...
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 8 508 03-11-2024, 04:58 PM
  0 Thread: Indy area auction
Post: RE: Indy area auction

Some of y'all locals (me included I supposed) missed out on some good deals today.
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 4 306 03-11-2024, 04:48 PM
  0 Thread: Indy area auction
Post: RE: Indy area auction

Well there’s not going to be any more $6 LN planes before my head hits the pillow tonight. Really impressed with this guys collection though.
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 4 306 03-08-2024, 08:16 PM
  0 Thread: Indy area auction
Post: RE: Indy area auction

If nothing else, I'm going to run up some bids when I get home tonight. Can't let this stuff go for nothing. There's LN planes going for $6 as I write this.
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 4 306 03-08-2024, 04:38 PM
  0 Thread: Indy area auction
Post: Indy area auction

I had a big post about this and lost all my text, so this is version 2.0.  HUGE Indy area power and hand tool auction- check out link below. I am not affiliated with this auction in any way, but this...
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 4 306 03-08-2024, 04:29 PM
  0 Thread: Bedrock 608
Post: RE: Bedrock 608

There is a guy on YouTube making Bedrock inspired #1 size planes out of 101 block planes. Pretty cool video, and he has several videos of him machining planes, etc. that are very well done and super i...
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 34 2,553 03-05-2024, 11:43 AM
  0 Thread: Helical head for planer which one?
Post: RE: Helical head for planer which one?

Since we all seem to be steering you towards buying a new Grizzly, they have two 15" models- current pricing below. Using my state sales tax rate, 7% YMMV, the cheaper one is ~$2300 all-in and the mor...
ajkoontz Woodworking Power Tools 18 975 03-05-2024, 10:24 AM
  0 Thread: Helical head for planer which one?
Post: RE: Helical head for planer which one?

I upgraded my 15" Yorkcraft to a Byrd head and very glad I did the upgrade. That said, the economics have really changed since I bought my planer and my helical. I also used to have a DeWalt lunchbox ...
ajkoontz Woodworking Power Tools 18 975 03-04-2024, 05:02 PM
  0 Thread: Bedrock 608
Post: RE: Bedrock 608

Why? Different strokes for different folks. Some people like their tools nice and shiny is a reason to grind if nothing else. Some people like their soles/ sides to be higher tolerance to square th...
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 34 2,553 03-02-2024, 10:26 AM
  0 Thread: An old fashioned gloat...
Post: RE: An old fashioned gloat...

Love to see the gloat posts- lets make it a thing again. Nice score.
ajkoontz Woodworking 17 1,194 03-02-2024, 10:20 AM
  0 Thread: Bedrock 608
Post: RE: Bedrock 608

Love watching your projects TablesawTom. Are you still selling planes you grind? Haven't seen anything posted for sale in a while.
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 34 2,553 03-01-2024, 09:16 AM
  0 Thread: Finally! Combination plane storage.
Post: RE: Finally! Combination plane storage.

Very Cool........
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 15 762 02-21-2024, 11:40 AM
  0 Thread: This is one big heavy duty bandsaw mill
Post: RE: This is one big heavy duty bandsaw mill

Arlin Eastman Wrote: (02-16-2024, 01:22 PM) -- Thanks for the link it as a good watch -- It's funny, I just found that video today looking for a visual to describe my old memories from my local saw...
ajkoontz Woodworking 3 463 02-16-2024, 04:31 PM

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