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  0 Thread: Another Disston Saw ID request
Post: RE: Another Disston Saw ID request

(09-15-2021, 10:19 AM)Admiral Wrote: 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; worth t...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 6 362 09-15-2021, 01:14 PM
  0 Thread: I finally scored
Post: RE: I finally scored

(09-13-2021, 03:37 PM)Scott W Wrote: 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. So...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 19 644 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

(08-09-2021, 01:22 PM)Roly Wrote: 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 - a bi...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 5 386 08-09-2021, 04:25 PM
  0 Thread: Mystery saw
Post: RE: Mystery saw

(07-24-2021, 10:18 AM)bandit571 Wrote: 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 skew back....
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 8 987 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 2,713 07-19-2021, 07:01 PM
  0 Thread: Mortise Chisel, sash chisel ..or?
Post: RE: Mortise Chisel, sash chisel ..or?

(04-02-2021, 12:38 PM)bandit571 Wrote: 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 rounded...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,187 04-03-2021, 09:43 PM
  0 Thread: Garage sale find
Post: RE: Garage sale find

(03-12-2021, 04:45 PM)MT Woodworker Wrote: $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 photo, ...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 12 2,370 03-12-2021, 04:55 PM
  0 Thread: "finish" for old tools?
Post: RE: "finish" for old tools?

(01-22-2021, 10:12 AM)Rob Young Wrote: 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 ...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 11 2,102 01-22-2021, 02:22 PM
  0 Thread: "finish" for old tools?
Post: RE: "finish" for old tools?

(01-17-2021, 09:30 PM)toolmiser Wrote: 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, and ...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 11 2,102 01-21-2021, 03:42 PM
  0 Thread: restoration tool kit
Post: RE: restoration tool kit

(12-20-2020, 12:46 PM)mr_skittle Wrote: 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 or s...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 4 923 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...

(12-08-2020, 08:47 AM)Dumb_Polack Wrote: 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 of...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 20 3,532 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...

(11-29-2020, 05:37 PM)Joe Bailey Wrote: 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. If ...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 18 3,222 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...

(11-01-2020, 08:57 PM)Phil S. Wrote: 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.  Etch...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 18 3,222 11-02-2020, 09:26 AM
  0 Thread: Help identify this plane
Post: RE: Help identify this plane

(06-03-2020, 08:06 AM)briman87 Wrote: I recently bought this plane along with a no. 5 1/4. Both are in a little rough shape but plan on restoring them the best I can to be users in the shop. I’m not...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 13 4,251 06-03-2020, 08:23 AM
  0 Thread: Acrabore augers
Post: RE: Acrabore augers

(05-21-2020, 09:08 PM)Arlin Eastman Wrote: Somehow I got and email saying you posted this here even tho I did not subscribe to it. Did you try to google the info"" I'd always just assumed they wer...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 4 1,909 05-22-2020, 08:23 AM
  0 Thread: Saw Medallion S H St Louis Mo
Post: RE: Saw Medallion S H St Louis Mo

Don't recall ever seeing an oak leaf but Shapleigh Hardware Co. was based in St. Louis I believe and would be my first guess. Andrew
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 9 3,259 05-19-2020, 02:49 PM
  0 Thread: Handtools Wentzloff, Ashley Iles
Post: RE: Handtools Wentzloff, Ashley Iles

(04-17-2020, 08:30 AM)Scoony Wrote: Chisels are sold DT saw $150 shipped Side Rabbet planes $75 shipped PM sent on side rabbets.
andrewb Tool Swap N' Sell 6 2,575 04-17-2020, 02:03 PM
  0 Thread: Columbia Vise
Post: RE: Columbia Vise

(04-13-2020, 04:40 PM)petertay15 Wrote: I’m hoping to sell this vise. Before I do, would it be better to clean it up and oil it, or would a buyer want it as is for a project. —Peter Would think any...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 3 1,634 04-14-2020, 05:19 PM
  0 Thread: Cleaning a ruler
Post: RE: Cleaning a ruler

(03-16-2020, 02:59 PM)msweig Wrote: I have an old Starrett ruler for my square that has some discoloration/pattern on it that is a bit distracting.  Anyone have any suggestions on what the best way ...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 11 3,744 03-16-2020, 07:06 PM
  0 Thread: One of a kind drill?
Post: RE: One of a kind drill?

(03-08-2020, 07:55 PM)bandit571 Wrote: So...maybe a Defiance model?  The Handyman has a handle cast into the drive wheel... Hmmm. Had it not been for the bit storage, Defiance would have been my fi...
andrewb Woodworking Hand Tools 10 3,625 03-12-2020, 09:06 PM

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