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  0 Thread: A case to store a few chisels in?
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Ok..no charlie horse wake-ups call this morning...so.. Case is now out of the clamps..back has been cleaned up.. As well as the front of the case...then worked on the ends.. And then the top ed...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 10 347 Yesterday, 08:46 PM
  0 Thread: A case to store a few chisels in?
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Took yesterday off, from the shop...Harbor Freight trip? 5 belts for what Lowes wants for a single belt  Just under $9 counting Tax Needed Brushes to spread the glue around with...wasn't any IN ...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 10 347 04-12-2024, 10:36 AM
  0 Thread: A case to store a few chisels in?
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Bad night, last night...legs were cramped up badly at 0400 in the morning.:upset:..took until almost 0430 to get the to release enough that I could get back to sleep...then was woken back up at 0800.....
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 10 347 04-11-2024, 08:37 PM
  0 Thread: Another twenty-one dollar plane
Post: RE: Another twenty-one dollar plane

James Hamilton ( Stumpy Nubs) did a video about that plane, when they first came out....and showed how he changed it over to work as a Scrub Plane.   Rex Krueger made a video about the Stanley #4 ...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 6 317 04-11-2024, 09:17 AM
  0 Thread: A case to store a few chisels in?
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Ok..this layout was not going to work.. Mainly that bottom corner...so..new lay out was made.. And, back to pins first....but, there was a problem... Tab was mis-cut..so that when the tails w...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 10 347 04-11-2024, 09:03 AM
  0 Thread: A case to store a few chisels in?
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Dovetail 101, pins first as usual.. Remember to knife the lines.. A bit of handsaw work.. The chop half way down on the show side... Might as well use one of the chisels to build it's new ...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 10 347 04-10-2024, 05:34 PM
  0 Thread: A case to store a few chisels in?
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That case will serve as a Pattern...just need to expand it a bit... This is one of the planks to be used.. Just over $5 a piece...at Lowes.  First off, need a few cuts made... 2 ends, and a bac...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 10 347 04-09-2024, 02:09 PM
  0 Thread: A case to store a few chisels in?
Post: A case to store a few chisels in?

The chisels.. Plus a few others running around loose..Paul Sellers had a Project in his Masterclasses Free Videos...of a Bench top organizer...though I could use the one I made from that video seri...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 10 347 04-09-2024, 10:38 AM
  0 Thread: Another twenty-one dollar plane
Post: RE: Another twenty-one dollar plane

The Windsor pattern No. 33....still runs about $15....first came out, they were $9.95.    Forget trying to make a smoother out of it, it ain't going to happen.. It was in answer to the Stanley SB4 pl...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 6 317 04-07-2024, 05:35 PM
  0 Thread: A $21 hand plane..
Post: RE: A $21 hand plane..

As for the Lakeside #3? Was cleaned up a bit.. Used a bit of 3in1 Oil on a brush, to clean up the japanning...didn't need repainting.. Iron sharpened up, mates gap-free to the chipbreaker, Te...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 9 577 04-04-2024, 05:33 PM
  0 Thread: A $21 hand plane..
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The AMT Junior Jack now has wood handles.. iron has been sharpened up, chipbreaker has a no-gap to the flat back of the iron feature.. Donor plane? Was a Blue Stanley No, 5-1/2...with issues....
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 9 577 04-04-2024, 05:25 PM
  0 Thread: A $21 hand plane..
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So...Road Trip to the north of town...mainly just scoping out places I haven' been in a few years... Little town called Mount Victory, OH.    Supposed to have at least 4 Antique stores....only one ...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 9 577 03-30-2024, 12:16 PM
  0 Thread: A $21 hand plane..
Post: RE: A $21 hand plane..

That AMT plane with the brass sides? Turned out to be a Junior Jack sized 5-1/4...base casting IS solid brass... Magnets do not stick to the base casting... Tom MIGHT have a bit of trouble "g...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 9 577 03-30-2024, 11:52 AM
  0 Thread: Casting plane at home
Post: RE: Casting plane at home

Might take a bigger mold for this one? AMT No. 5-1/4 Junior Jack plane...base is solid cast brass Going to need a lot of Brass.. A magnet will not stick to the base...it is solid Brass.  11" ...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 3 355 03-29-2024, 07:27 PM
  0 Thread: All you might want to know about sole "flatness"
Post: RE: All you might want to know about sole "flatnes...

Just brought home this.. The base casting is Brass.   Plane is a No. 5-1/4 size...Tried a magnet all over the base casting...nada.   Appears to be painted  Solid Brass Brand name?   AMT.    Leng...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 52 1,996 03-27-2024, 05:21 PM
  0 Thread: Build a case?
Post: RE: Build a case?

There is now a coat of Amber Shellac..inside and out...have a few errands to run, today....will rub things down this evening..and then decide on a Final coat... Stay tuned..
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 3 306 03-27-2024, 08:34 AM
  0 Thread: A $21 hand plane..
Post: RE: A $21 hand plane..

Other planes got used, today... Stanley No. 5-1/2c, Type 11....was a jointer plane for today.. To clean up after the Jumbo Jack... A Stanley No. 4-1/2c, Type 11....smooth up the rough spots...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 9 577 03-25-2024, 11:56 AM
  0 Thread: Build a case?
Post: RE: Build a case?

Need to roll this back up.. Near as I can tell, these are all Irwins.. Clamped the lid to the case...and installed some hinges.. Yep..these big hinges.. Pencil for scale...I even clocked t...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 3 306 03-25-2024, 11:47 AM
  0 Thread: Build a case?
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Bottom 2/3rds is out of the clamps, needing jointed a bit.. The plane? Stanley No. 5-1/2c, Type 11....then smoothed things down with.. A Stanley No. 4-1/2c smoother, trying to get all parts t...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 3 306 03-25-2024, 11:34 AM
  0 Thread: Build a case?
Post: Build a case?

Time to get back to making things....besides making metal shiny?   These need a case made.. 3/4" diameter Dies, and a Die Holder. Had bought 4 of these planks at Lowes a while back.. The 4th ...
bandit571 Woodworking Hand Tools 3 306 03-23-2024, 09:37 PM

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