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  0 Thread: Help ID saw
Post: RE: Help ID saw

ajkoontz Wrote: (03-11-2024, 04:58 PM) -- 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 ja...
RickW Woodworking Hand Tools 8 657 03-11-2024, 05:05 PM
  0 Thread: 20" Rip saw wanted
Post: RE: 20" Rip saw wanted

Bryan F. Wrote: (01-30-2024, 01:36 PM) -- Been looking for a 18" or 20" panel saw filed for rip.  I can find plenty of 18 and 20s filed cross cut but the rip filed are rare.  Not far enough in my han...
RickW Woodworking Hand Tools 10 1,053 01-30-2024, 07:16 PM
  0 Thread: Still using your corded tools if you have the same cordless one?
Post: RE: Still using your corded tools if you have the ...

I still use my DeWalt 3/8" corded drill when I need higher RPM's, such as for when I drill shelf pin holes or dowel holes. I also use it when I need to drill a really small hole, because my Makita cor...
RickW Woodworking Power Tools 40 5,688 09-22-2022, 11:57 AM
  0 Thread: Strange slick??
Post: RE: Strange slick??

DaveParkis Wrote: (09-11-2022, 08:23 PM) -- Apologies for the delay in posting pics. It has been so long since I had to use my camera, I couldn't find the cord. :laugh: At any rate, here is a pic of ...
RickW Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,296 09-11-2022, 08:35 PM
  0 Thread: John Walter book on stanley tools
Post: RE: John Walter book on stanley tools

The main advantage of the book were the type studies of the various tools. Those haven't changed, although the prices for old tools have. Rick W
RickW Woodworking Hand Tools 16 4,294 10-08-2021, 10:40 PM
  0 Thread: Boggs Tools?
Post: RE: Boggs Tools?

Aram Wrote: (08-26-2021, 12:01 PM) -- Has anyone bought anything from Boggs This Boggs, not the spokeshave guy (https://boggstool.com/) or sent in files or rasps for sharpening lately? I use...
RickW Woodworking Hand Tools 9 3,667 08-28-2021, 05:03 PM
  0 Thread: Tired of your old block plane??
Post: RE: Tired of your old block plane??

Timberwolf Wrote: (02-04-2021, 09:41 PM) -- ............................ Nice work, Rick...I love it !!!!!!!!..I would make more but medical and age problems might have something to say about that, ...
RickW Woodworking Hand Tools 13 4,638 02-05-2021, 05:46 PM
  0 Thread: Tired of your old block plane??
Post: RE: Tired of your old block plane??

Timberwolf Wrote: (02-02-2021, 11:44 AM) -- .................. Here's what I was talking about...A Sargent all steel baby block 4" long with screw adjustable blade {forgot the number} I have always ...
RickW Woodworking Hand Tools 13 4,638 02-04-2021, 06:04 PM
  0 Thread: Christmas in the Trenches
Post: RE: Christmas in the Trenches

wood2woodknot Wrote: (12-23-2020, 04:55 PM) -- I just heard John McCutcheon's CHRISTMAS IN THE TRENCHES for the first time, although I have heard the story several times and seen it portrayed in movi...
RickW Woodworking 4 2,359 12-24-2020, 05:35 PM
  0 Thread: Stanley 2101A 10 inch brace for sale
Post: Stanley 2101A 10 inch brace for sale

Here is one of Stanley's best braces: the 2101A, in excellent condition. It has a 10 inch swing, probably the most common size. It is in excellent condition, with a few minor rust spots, and has alm...
RickW Tool Swap N' Sell 0 723 11-16-2020, 09:28 PM
  0 Thread: Hand saws FS
Post: Hand saws FS

Here are two Disston hand saws for sale : a 26" D-23 with 11 teeth per inch, and a 26" D-12 with 8 teeth per inch. Both are clean,sharp, and ready to use. Here is the D-23:    It has a nice full b...
RickW Tool Swap N' Sell 0 778 09-28-2020, 07:48 PM
  0 Thread: Old Craftsman saw angle tilt issue
Post: RE: Old Craftsman saw angle tilt issue

And, if you can't get it fixed, you can make your French cleats with a 30 degree angle. They work just as well using a 30 degree angle as a 45 degree angle. Rick W
RickW Woodworking Power Tools 8 3,207 08-16-2020, 05:09 PM
  0 Thread: Need help on that material to use
Post: RE: Need help on that material to use

The original panels might be Upson Board. Here is a current source:http://www.niagarafiberboard.com/upsonite.htm (http://www.niagarafiberboard.com/upsonite.htm) Rick W
RickW Woodworking 15 5,548 07-12-2020, 05:45 PM
  0 Thread: Jointing plastc?
Post: RE: Jointing plastc?

Pirate Wrote: (06-27-2020, 06:34 PM) -- 5 or so years ago I bought a PM50 jointer with solid carbide knives. It had a sign on it saying, wood and plastics only. Think it might have come from a Disn...
RickW Woodworking Power Tools 8 4,054 06-28-2020, 08:16 PM
  0 Thread: Info on A. Howland Grooving planes
Post: RE: Info on A. Howland Grooving planes

ChuckH Wrote: (01-28-2020, 01:27 PM) -- Does anyone have information on the A. Howland tongue & groove planes? I have a set stamped as follows:    12  INCH  No 70 Does that make any sense to anyb...
RickW Woodworking Hand Tools 2 1,943 01-28-2020, 08:39 PM
  0 Thread: Craftsman Jointer Motor Bearings
Post: RE: Craftsman Jointer Motor Bearings

K. L McReynolds Wrote: (12-15-2019, 11:50 AM) -- Previous advice about removal is good. My experience with replacing bearings in Craftsman tools/equipment for over 40 years is this: Bearings ha...
RickW Woodworking Power Tools 17 8,263 12-15-2019, 11:27 PM
  0 Thread: Antique wooden planes questions
Post: RE: Antique wooden planes questions

That is a screw-arm plow plane by Young & McMaster of Auburn, NY. They were in business from 1838 to 1843. The mark is the "B2" marking, and is listed as "Rare" meaning from 100-250 examples are known...
RickW Woodworking Hand Tools 22 8,761 11-14-2019, 07:24 PM
  0 Thread: Antique wooden planes questions
Post: RE: Antique wooden planes questions

stoppy Wrote: (11-12-2019, 09:13 AM) -- Disclaimer -- I'm a woodturner attempting to learn flat stock woodworking.  My wife's father (he died before I met her) was an antique collector.  He had a lar...
RickW Woodworking Hand Tools 22 8,761 11-12-2019, 11:21 AM
  0 Thread: What Are These Clamps?
Post: RE: What Are These Clamps?

Those are miter clamps, used for clamping miter or angle joints. To use them, you would first bore blind holes in the back side of each of the pieces of wood.Those holes would be the diameter of the ...
RickW Woodworking Hand Tools 3 2,129 08-18-2019, 04:54 PM
  0 Thread: Yankee brace and Irwin auger bits FS
Post: Yankee brace and Irwin auger bits FS

This is a 10" Stanley Yankee 2101A brace and 13 Irwin single-twist auger bits. The brace was made by Stanley after they acquired North Brothers. It is marked "BELL SYSTEM", and had the infamous "gree...
RickW Tool Swap N' Sell 2 1,761 08-14-2019, 08:48 PM

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