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  0 Thread: Braces who made them
Post: RE: Braces who made them

(08-05-2021, 02:39 PM)Greg Jones Wrote: I’m a bit of a brace collector, and for a user brace the Craftsman models can be a steal. They are built just as nice as their MF cousins, don’t command as hi...
Jack in omaha Woodworking Hand Tools 3 406 08-06-2021, 10:50 AM
  0 Thread: Chop Saw inquiry
Post: RE: Chop Saw inquiry

(07-29-2021, 02:37 PM)Tyree Custom Woodwork Wrote: looking for recommendations for the most precise chop saw for fine woodworking. Must cut perfect miters on both the left and right sides. Also need...
Jack in omaha Woodworking Power Tools 14 1,204 08-05-2021, 11:47 AM
  0 Thread: Braces who made them
Post: Braces who made them

I would like to know if anyone knows about the makers of Sears Craftsman braces. The professional craftsman seems to have the Miller Fall famous Lion chuck. The 4240 Craftsman also has a solid chuck t...
Jack in omaha Woodworking Hand Tools 3 406 08-05-2021, 11:43 AM
  0 Thread: Cleaning solution for restoring Old machines
Post: RE: Cleaning solution for restoring Old machines

(01-21-2021, 09:37 PM)Juss1 Wrote: Just curious what cleaning solutions you guys use to clean the gunk of old machines.  I'm looking for opinions to use on the hardware part which have the grime, oi...
Jack in omaha Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,692 02-25-2021, 01:52 PM
  0 Thread: Help identify this plane
Post: RE: Help identify this plane

(06-04-2020, 06:00 PM)briman87 Wrote: I thought it was a Sargent do you have a rough idea of a date? Therte are several websites that sell parts for planes on line. The prices always seemed hihg to...
Jack in omaha Woodworking Hand Tools 13 4,232 06-05-2020, 08:39 AM
  0 Thread: Help identify this plane
Post: RE: Help identify this plane

(06-03-2020, 10:35 AM)bandit571 Wrote: "Fulton" was a house brand of Sears & Roebuck Co. Sargent's secondary line of tools was called "Hercules". Number under the frog would be a "409".    Som...
Jack in omaha Woodworking Hand Tools 13 4,232 06-03-2020, 11:53 AM
  0 Thread: Help identify this plane
Post: RE: Help identify this plane

I have two planes with teh same shape stamped lateral lever. On is marked c115 the othe c115 on the underside of the cap iron. So most likely the same. The makers for Sears were Stanley, Sargent and O...
Jack in omaha Woodworking Hand Tools 13 4,232 06-03-2020, 11:52 AM
  0 Thread: question re stanley 6c frog?
Post: RE: question re stanley 6c frog?

(05-31-2020, 07:46 PM)bandit571 Wrote: Later models of Stanley No. 5-1/2 will work, as long as it is after the switch from 2-1/4" width to 2-3/8" width.....also, No. 7 planes are the same width, as ...
Jack in omaha Woodworking Hand Tools 9 3,170 06-01-2020, 11:08 AM
  0 Thread: question re stanley 6c frog?
Post: question re stanley 6c frog?

I have a type 14 6c with a frog that has the top broken. What other Stanley plane # frogs will fit and does it need to be a typre 14 frog?
Jack in omaha Woodworking Hand Tools 9 3,170 05-30-2020, 01:27 PM
  0 Thread: Planting Grass
Post: RE: Planting Grass

(05-18-2020, 10:10 AM)crokett™ Wrote: I am in eastern/central NC, so a lot of clay.  My yard is currently mostly weeds.  I want grass.  I don't plan to actually plant any grass until fall.  I've nev...
Jack in omaha Home Improvement 36 11,426 05-29-2020, 12:46 PM
  0 Thread: Bench grinder nut problem
Post: RE: Bench grinder nut problem

I did try. Very odd that it came off fine but will not go back. The threads on the arbor shaft look fine but I am not going to force it. So I ordered a 1/2 20 left hand nut online since I can not go o...
Jack in omaha Woodworking Power Tools 2 1,097 05-27-2020, 09:16 AM
  0 Thread: Orange Agate Box
Post: RE: Orange Agate Box

Thanks for sharing lots of inspirining and informational items. Useful and enlightening! How is this different from Osage orange?
Jack in omaha Woodworking 17 4,620 05-27-2020, 06:33 AM
  0 Thread: Bench grinder nut problem
Post: Bench grinder nut problem

I have a old gench grinder with a arbor says Maies I took off the left grinding stone and when I went to jut the new stone on the same nut on it jams . It starts fine but then stops it came off but wu...
Jack in omaha Woodworking Power Tools 2 1,097 05-26-2020, 11:13 AM
  0 Thread: Saw Medallion S H St Louis Mo
Post: RE: Saw Medallion S H St Louis Mo

(05-20-2020, 05:28 AM)enjuneer Wrote: After looking at the photos, "S.H. Co." is indeed "Simmons Hardware Company". The acorn and oak leaf is one of their many trademarks. Amd this opens a new ques...
Jack in omaha Woodworking Hand Tools 9 3,258 05-20-2020, 07:06 AM
  0 Thread: Saw Medallion S H St Louis Mo
Post: RE: Saw Medallion S H St Louis Mo

(05-19-2020, 08:13 AM)enjuneer Wrote: Could it be this one from H.M. Meier Hardware? It is related to Simmons since Herman M. Meier was a vice president in that company around 1900. yes but diff...
Jack in omaha Woodworking Hand Tools 9 3,258 05-19-2020, 11:25 AM
  0 Thread: Saw Medallion S H St Louis Mo
Post: Saw Medallion S H St Louis Mo

I have a rip saw with a medallion S H St. Lois Mo. Dec 22 It has an oak leaf and accorn in center I have to think this is Simmons Hardware. Year? Latter to become Keen Kutter and then sold out to Winc...
Jack in omaha Woodworking Hand Tools 9 3,258 05-18-2020, 04:55 PM
  0 Thread: Who can sharpen a vintage Disston saw
Post: Who can sharpen a vintage Disston saw

I have a large remainder of old saws. I would like toi have a few sharpened. At least a rip and a crosscut saw. After a series of 8 estate sales I ended up with over 300 saws.  they have neen stashed ...
Jack in omaha Woodworking Hand Tools 9 3,665 05-16-2020, 08:34 AM
  0 Thread: Bench Build: Final-All Done
Post: RE: Bench Build: Final-All Done

Thanks for the update. Very nice.
Jack in omaha Woodworking Hand Tools 9 3,048 05-09-2020, 09:20 AM
  0 Thread: Dovetail Jig
Post: RE: Dovetail Jig

(05-07-2020, 05:28 PM)Greg Jones Wrote: Good for you Arlin! I hope this works out for you and your wife to go. Greg, Kudos to you! This makes my day!!!
Jack in omaha Woodworking Hand Tools 31 10,392 05-08-2020, 08:54 AM
  0 Thread: Keen Kutter 8 ppi K4?
Post: Keen Kutter 8 ppi K4?

I love the Keen Kutter line. We see it here in Nebraska. I have a Keen Kutter 8 point Air Master K4. This says Keystone I am sure it was made by Disston. What is the equivalent Disston saw? The motto...
Jack in omaha Woodworking Hand Tools 1 1,098 05-08-2020, 08:51 AM

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