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  0 Thread: David Charlesworth's personal hand tools in estate auction
Post: David Charlesworth's personal hand tools in estate...

As you may know, British hand tool proponent, David Charlesworth, passed away recently.  His widow is having an auction house dispose of his tool collection.  Details of this auction are available thr...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 5 590 11-18-2022, 12:41 PM
  0 Thread: Looking for Admiral
Post: Looking for Admiral

Does Admiral still participate in the forums?  Seems like I remember him saying he was posting only in the Classifieds.
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 1 446 10-12-2022, 02:41 PM
  0 Thread: FS: Stanley 52 Shooting Board
Post: RE: FS: Stanley 52 Shooting Board

Just be very careful if and when you ship that piece.  Long cast iron pieces like that are brittle.  I had a Stanley miter box that I sold, that was mounted to a wood base for shipping. It snapped rig...
Mike Brady Tool Swap N' Sell 3 639 10-10-2022, 03:37 PM
  0 Thread: Used plane prices
Post: RE: Used plane prices

Some of the above responses don't mention that there are many LN model numbers no longer in production, and items may be driven up in price by scarcity.  Also to be mentioned is the notable price incr...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 15 1,430 10-03-2022, 06:13 PM
  0 Thread: LN No 85 for $300. Good deal?
Post: RE: LN No 85 for $300. Good deal?

Tony Z Wrote: (09-13-2022, 01:46 PM) -- I believe they were all bronze (mine is) and I don't recall seeing an iron #85, except a Stanley original. -- my LN is iron
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 8 790 09-13-2022, 05:47 PM
  0 Thread: LN No 85 for $300. Good deal?
Post: RE: LN No 85 for $300. Good deal?

Scott W Wrote: (09-10-2022, 07:16 PM) -- I hate when logic enters the discussion. I got it...I figured worst case scenario I can sell it on the bay. -- Was this one bronze or iron?  Would that have...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 8 790 09-13-2022, 10:26 AM
  0 Thread: Deneb Puchalski
Post: Deneb Puchalski

Does Deneb still work in management at Lie-Niesen?  The discontinuance of the road shows is what prompts the question.
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 5 875 08-31-2022, 11:54 AM
  0 Thread: My Version of Christian Becksvoort's Dovetail Bench
Post: RE: My Version of Christian Becksvoort's Dovetail ...

Christian Becksvoort is a rather tall man, as I remember from meeting him at a Lie-Nielsen Open House.  Probably 6'3", or so.  That might dictate increased height for his work surfaces.
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 17 1,364 08-22-2022, 09:52 AM
  0 Thread: Pretty sure that Field of Dreams farmer used an Atkins saw
Post: RE: Pretty sure that Field of Dreams farmer used a...

Cutting 2 X 12s with a panel saw will make a man out of you...well at least your right arm.
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 8 816 08-13-2022, 05:51 PM
  0 Thread: New offering for a Disston No. 9 (backsaw)
Post: RE: New offering for a Disston No. 9 (backsaw)

C. in Indy Wrote: (08-10-2022, 07:38 AM) -- I've been on a Bad Axe mailing list for 10 years,  but I don't hear about them on this forum much. Here's their newest released product: http://www.badaxe...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 3 584 08-10-2022, 11:03 AM
  0 Thread: Recent guitar resto-mod w. Hand tool choices
Post: RE: Recent guitar resto-mod w. Hand tool choices

Wonderful results, Chris!   You are fearless apparently.
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 2 451 07-24-2022, 11:28 AM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers sharpening guide
Post: RE: Woodpeckers sharpening guide

Bill_Houghton Wrote: (07-12-2022, 10:36 AM) -- Woodpeckers is not famous for the sophistication of its engineers' thinking.  They do like their red anodizing, though. -- :laugh:
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 6 879 07-12-2022, 10:46 AM
  0 Thread: Amana
Post: RE: Amana

Handplanesandmore Wrote: (05-03-2022, 08:08 PM) -- There are a few things that they could've done such as asking the participating vendors to pass the message where possible. I know some vendors ment...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 31 3,738 05-05-2022, 08:42 AM
  0 Thread: Disston 3D Saw Vise
Post: RE: Disston 3D Saw Vise

Admiral Wrote: (04-25-2022, 11:54 AM) -- Grammercy version is based on the Wentworth design, and I'll tell you, its the absolute best vice out there, perhaps the best ever made.  Very pricey, but I b...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 40 3,094 05-01-2022, 06:46 PM
  0 Thread: So I Decided to Build a Bed: COMPLETED !!!
Post: RE: So I Decided to Build a Bed

Extremely handsome and well crafted,  which we have come to expect from you.
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 54 7,218 04-30-2022, 05:28 PM
  0 Thread: Lie-Nielsen Toolworks
Post: RE: Lie-Nielsen Toolworks

iclark Wrote: (04-08-2022, 11:01 PM) -- "I have to disagree somewhat about that last. There are some others. Lee Valley and Thompson Tools are 2 of them. There are others currently posting in the saw...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 27 4,069 04-10-2022, 11:42 AM
  0 Thread: What ever happened to…
Post: RE: What ever happened to…

AHill Wrote: (03-31-2022, 04:41 PM) -- joemac sold most of his ww gear.  I think he still posts in the basement every once-in-a-while A few others who seem to have disappeared: Blaine Bob Zajicz...
Mike Brady Woodworking Hand Tools 26 4,313 04-03-2022, 07:22 AM
  0 Thread: Wood recommendations for outdoor project
Post: RE: Wood recommendations for outdoor project

I just wanted to thank all who responded to my question about the outdoor library project.  I found MDO plywood at a local hardwood store and they cut it into the four panels that fit into my car.  As...
Mike Brady Woodworking 9 1,110 02-02-2022, 09:37 AM
  0 Thread: Wood recommendations for outdoor project
Post: RE: Wood recommendations for outdoor project

Thanks, everyone.  I am looking for someone who has MDO in stock, and can cut it to fit in my SUV.  Menards near me supposedly has a couple of sheets.  Some stuff is still pretty scarse though, or rea...
Mike Brady Woodworking 9 1,110 01-14-2022, 02:36 PM
  0 Thread: Wood recommendations for outdoor project
Post: Wood recommendations for outdoor project

Have any of you built a neighborhood lending library?  I have volunteered to make two of these for neighborhoods here in Indy.  One of them is a replacement for what must have been a curio-cabinet pie...
Mike Brady Woodworking 9 1,110 01-13-2022, 09:14 AM

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