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    1941 Walker-Turner 16" bandsaw, a 1946 Parks 12"...

    1941 Walker-Turner 16" bandsaw, a 1946 Parks 12" planer, a 1948 Wheatley 8" short-bed jointer and a Canadian Buffalo 15" drill press from the 40s.

    The planer and bandsaw are still waiting in the...
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    I listed a set that included the 3/16, 1/4, 5/16...

    I listed a set that included the 3/16, 1/4, 5/16 and 3/8" on EBay in late January and they sold for $50 + $10 shipping. I bought them at least 10 years ago and never used them so it was time to let...
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    C.E. Jennings Socket Chisels

    These are listed on the infamous 4-letter forum. If anyone from Sawmill Creek is interested, please make a reasonable offer and identify yourself as a Neanderthal Forum member and I'll be inclined to...
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    I am a procrastinator by nature. I finally got...

    I am a procrastinator by nature. I finally got around to listing them at an "optimistic price" on the famous not-to-be-named website. It will be interesting to see what reaction a listing of C.E....
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    A set of 8 CE Jennings socket head chisels,...

    A set of 8 CE Jennings socket head chisels, probably made sometime around 1910-15. The steel takes a great edge but I've been spoiled by my A2 and Japanese chisels!
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    I should also mention that, in the restoration...

    I should also mention that, in the restoration queue, I have 3 1/2 old Buffalo Forge 15" drill presses to turn into one pimped-out personal version and one more to share with someone that deserves...
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    My apologies, folks! I should have updated this...

    My apologies, folks! I should have updated this thread long ago! The bandsaw was moved from upstate New York on a snowy January day and carefully situated in my shop. It was slowly disassembled, with...
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    I have both the original Veritas gauge and one...

    I have both the original Veritas gauge and one that Lee Valley markets as the "Deluxe" made in rosewood and brass. I use both often. The Veritas gauge is well made and does just what I expect it to...
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    I have a LV bronze edge plane in the original...

    I have a LV bronze edge plane in the original box. I never use it and only bought it because it is such a lovely little tool! I take it out once in awhile just to look at it and admire how well it...
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    It has the Veritas branding... of course it will...

    It has the Veritas branding... of course it will sell!
  11. Leigh D1600 jig, bit set and vacuum attachment

    Is there any value in a D1600 outfit? I've had this for several years but I'm looking at a near-term downsizing and think that I might put it up for someone else to use. The vacuum accessory is...
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    I'm 71 years old now, going on 72. I've done an...

    I'm 71 years old now, going on 72. I've done an inventory of my various chisels and thought about the work I want to do over the next few years. I've decided that I'll be placing these chisels up...
  13. I know it's not woodworking but I trimmed off a...

    I know it's not woodworking but I trimmed off a toilet bowl flange bolt that was a bit too long to allow the plastic cap to be installed.

    Your mileage may vary!
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    I would recommend that you add either the Lee...

    I would recommend that you add either the Lee Valley Bevel Up Smoother or the LV Small BUS. I have both of the Smoothers and alternate between them all the time. I also have the LV Jack and the LV...
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    I have a Systematic 10" 24-tooth rip blade that I...

    I have a Systematic 10" 24-tooth rip blade that I that I picked up about 10 years ago. Systematic has been discontinued but, if you can find one, grab it. Thick carbide which can be resharpened...
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    I've had a Forrest Chopmaster on my Hitachi...

    I've had a Forrest Chopmaster on my Hitachi slider for several years. VERY happy with it!
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    Here's one that captures the ethos of woodworking...

    Here's one that captures the ethos of woodworking without gusting about the ethereal virtues of design. This one is a classic.

    https://www.amazon.com/Masters-Guide-Building-Bamboo-Fly/dp/0962060976
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    Two other books by James Krenov that are...

    Two other books by James Krenov that are excellent reads are "The Fine Art of Cabinetmaking" and "The Impractical Cabinetmaker".
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    I was a subscriber from FWW #2 to around #125 but gave it up for all the usual reasons. I now take the online subscription, find all the new articles that interest me and save them as PDFs. Then I...
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    Jim, I still have the Inca! :)

    Jim, I still have the Inca! :)
  21. I have an Iltis "Oxhead" felling axe fitted with...

    I have an Iltis "Oxhead" felling axe fitted with a great oiled hickory handle. I think for a winter project I'll take it up to a shaving edge just to see how much difference there is in use as...
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    Derek, that the same bronze version I have. It...

    Derek, that the same bronze version I have. It has it's own little wooden box "home". I picked mine up at an estate sale several years ago and I don't think it was ever used. It hasn't been used...
  23. I've been surprised a lot by tool purchases but...

    I've been surprised a lot by tool purchases but if I had to pick just two it would be the 1st generation Lamello biscuit joiner complete with a wooden box, wrench, extra blade and manual ($20) and a...
  24. Porter Cable has gone downhill from the good ol'...

    Porter Cable has gone downhill from the good ol' days when you knew you were buying a world class brand name that ranked up there with Elu, Delta, Dewalt, etc. I'm glad I bought all of my tools at...
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    You have probably read or heard this before, but...

    You have probably read or heard this before, but a solid workbench is the most important tool in your shop if you're primarily using hand tools. Build it out of whatever is available in your area...
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