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  0 Thread: Veritas side rabbet plane experience?
Post: RE: Veritas side rabbet plane experience?

TroutStalker Wrote: (09-30-2022, 12:58 PM) -- I have one and I’m very happy with it. I don’t use it often but it’s invaluable when I screw up and make a dado that’s too narrow. I highly recommend it....
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 2 131 09-30-2022, 04:41 PM
  0 Thread: It followed me home..
Post: RE: It followed me home..

bandit571 Wrote: (07-20-2022, 09:35 PM) -- Can I keep it?   Went out and bought a new camera...decided to stop by a Local Antique Mall on the way home... $10 + Sales Tax.... Goodell Pratt Co....
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 7 642 07-21-2022, 07:47 AM
  0 Thread: Hammers?
Post: RE: Hammers?

bandit571 Wrote: (06-13-2022, 05:19 PM) -- One from the last Rust Hunt.. Yes, it is  a Tack Hammer... Would come in handy for small brads, and such...just missing something.... Thought about...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 4 825 06-14-2022, 10:42 AM
  0 Thread: Tool ID?
Post: RE: Tool ID?

MT Woodworker Wrote: (06-13-2022, 01:07 PM) -- Hi Any thoughts on the use of these tools? Scale for size reference. Thanks  -- Bottom two are what I'd call a Cape chisel.  For metal work, us...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 10 1,084 06-13-2022, 01:47 PM
  0 Thread: What ever happened to…
Post: RE: What ever happened to…

Tony Z Wrote: (04-03-2022, 11:24 AM) -- Though I don’t post much over on the “Old tools List”, I check in everyday.  Todd used to be very active there, but it has been several years there as well.  H...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 26 3,946 04-04-2022, 08:14 AM
  0 Thread: It woke me up?
Post: RE: It woke me up?

bandit571 Wrote: (10-12-2021, 06:29 AM) -- ....It says to cut a bead along the edge grain of some scrap 1 x4s....then make enough cuts to "free" a spline....spline fits into those end grain grooves, ...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 21 3,313 10-13-2021, 08:24 AM
  0 Thread: What happened here?
Post: RE: What happened here?

Scott W Wrote: (09-21-2021, 10:51 AM) -- Makes sense.  Sad though b/c I'd never had this style of chisel before and I really like how it feels in my hands.  Anybody know what is called? -- Stanley ...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 9 1,571 09-21-2021, 11:29 AM
  0 Thread: Another Disston Saw ID request
Post: RE: Another Disston Saw ID request

Admiral Wrote: (09-15-2021, 10:19 AM) -- Actually, remove the handle and spine, cut the front straight and trim the spine to match, clean it up and sharpen and return it to its intended purpose; wort...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 6 1,238 09-15-2021, 01:14 PM
  0 Thread: I finally scored
Post: RE: I finally scored

Scott W Wrote: (09-13-2021, 03:37 PM) -- This came up for sale yesterday and apparently I was the first response. I didn't and don't want all of it so a lot will be offered for sale here and/or ebay....
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 21 2,950 09-13-2021, 03:59 PM
  0 Thread: Threaded end on a brace-type auger bit
Post: RE: Threaded end on a brace-type auger bit

Roly Wrote: (08-09-2021, 01:22 PM) -- That is it.  They are called a barn auger bit.    Normally the square taper was forced into a hole in the handle and pulled tight with the nut.  Roly -- ^ This...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 5 927 08-09-2021, 04:25 PM
  0 Thread: Mystery saw
Post: RE: Mystery saw

bandit571 Wrote: (07-24-2021, 10:18 AM) -- Picked this Friday... 26" long plate, 8ppi (stamped down by the teeth)... Fancy handle, but only 3 "bolts".   Back of the plate is straight, not a ske...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,881 07-27-2021, 08:32 AM
  0 Thread: For those that remember Walt Q...
Post: RE: For those that remember Walt Q...

I was just thinking about Walt the other day.  Too far away from me to have met him in person but we did some business from time to time all the same.  Learned a lot from his posts here and have hard ...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 26 4,615 07-19-2021, 07:01 PM
  0 Thread: Mortise Chisel, sash chisel ..or?
Post: RE: Mortise Chisel, sash chisel ..or?

bandit571 Wrote: (04-02-2021, 12:38 PM) -- A $4 mystery....picked back on last Friday...from the sides, it looks just like a "normal" mortise or sash chisel  1/8" wide... Bevel looked a bit rounde...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,642 04-03-2021, 09:43 PM
  0 Thread: Garage sale find
Post: RE: Garage sale find

MT Woodworker Wrote: (03-12-2021, 04:45 PM) -- $2 at a garage sale  No makers mark other than No 8 on the front  About 23 inches long  -- Nice score!  Hard to see the lateral lever but from the pho...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 10 2,971 03-12-2021, 04:55 PM
  0 Thread: "finish" for old tools?
Post: RE: "finish" for old tools?

Rob Young Wrote: (01-22-2021, 10:12 AM) -- Most toilet bowl rings made today don't contain beeswax. Cheaper to make them of petroleum based or plant based waxes. Wouldn't want to pay $20 or $30 for a...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 11 3,526 01-22-2021, 02:22 PM
  0 Thread: "finish" for old tools?
Post: RE: "finish" for old tools?

toolmiser Wrote: (01-17-2021, 09:30 PM) -- I have a few t bevels, and a couple of wooden folding rulers (not the painted ones).  I cleaned the t bevels with simple green to get the greasy dirt off, a...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 11 3,526 01-21-2021, 03:42 PM
  0 Thread: restoration tool kit
Post: RE: restoration tool kit

mr_skittle Wrote: (12-20-2020, 12:46 PM) -- I'm working on cleaning up some old planes, saws, and chisels to sell at a booth. As I was working on one the other night, trying to get the scouring pad o...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 4 1,221 12-21-2020, 10:23 AM
  0 Thread: Neighbor gave me this jointer plane...worth fixing?
Post: RE: Neighbor gave me this jointer plane...worth fi...

Dumb_Polack Wrote: (12-08-2020, 08:47 AM) -- I confess...I'm not usually a hand tool guy but I got this yesterday and am thinking about restoring it.  Having never done it I went the the encyclopedia...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 20 4,862 12-10-2020, 03:00 PM
  0 Thread: Back Home in Indiana with the Atkins -- Envy of the Neighborhood
Post: RE: Back Home in Indiana with the Atkins -- Envy o...

Joe Bailey Wrote: (11-29-2020, 05:37 PM) -- You have an Atkins "Demonstration" hand saw intended for vocational schools. Somewhere, I have an image with brief description, but haven't yet found it. ...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 18 4,165 12-02-2020, 12:30 PM
  0 Thread: Back Home in Indiana with the Atkins -- Envy of the Neighborhood
Post: RE: Back Home in Indiana with the Atkins -- Envy o...

Phil S. Wrote: (11-01-2020, 08:57 PM) -- I was going to brag on my Disston 114, but that 392 has got me beat. :smirk: -- I may not be able to beat that 392 either but I've got an interesting No. 53...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 18 4,165 11-02-2020, 09:26 AM

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