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  1. I would add a decorative and/or functional drawer...

    I would add a decorative and/or functional drawer detail/molding/pull feature to the top of the top drawer front (perhaps in a snazzy contrasting color) that will leave the remaining height of the...
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    Warren: OK, so it would appear that its not an...

    Warren: OK, so it would appear that its not an antique, but a more modern variant from Swan. Side note: I am thinking this may be the perfect candidate for the Unicorn sharpening treatment: I'll let...
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    Mike: the live center I have been using: I think...

    Mike: the live center I have been using: I think it will be perfect for this approach:

    https://i.postimg.cc/QdkpYhDw/IMG-2602.jpg
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    Mike: good advice. I will try that approach on my...

    Mike: good advice. I will try that approach on my next re-handling effort. I had great luck drilling the few test pieces, but when it came time to drill the actual handle, the bit did wander a...
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    Mike: thanks for the information: so it would...

    Mike: thanks for the information: so it would appear that it was probably made sometime between 1920 and 1951, which is apparently when they went out of business. I did read something about a large...
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    Swan Chisel: How Old?

    I was showing off a newly re-handled Swan firmer chisel to a fellow Sawmillcreeker and he asked how old the chisel was: good question. I've found a couple of references on the web but nothing that...
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    Nice! Happy you built it instead of buying it.

    Nice! Happy you built it instead of buying it.
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    I've used the Cosman, the LN regular plate, thin...

    I've used the Cosman, the LN regular plate, thin plate, and progressive pitch saws. My recommendation would be to go for the LN thin plate (.015) model. Cuts beautifully and easier to start compared...
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    Felder clamp post has been sold.

    Felder clamp post has been sold.
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    Here is another picture of the actual Felder...

    Here is another picture of the actual Felder Clamp Mounting post:
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    Felder/Minimax Items

    Felder Eccentric Clamp Post: I bought this clamp last year, but I only needed the clamp head, so the post is new/unused. Its a 30mm post (Iím pretty sure) and should fit on most Felder/Hammer...
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    Well, there's always that very popular auction...

    Well, there's always that very popular auction site: good luck with your search.
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    Shows that it is in stock in 4 of their stores....

    Shows that it is in stock in 4 of their stores. Seems to me I just read a post about someone who was looking for an item that was out of stock online at LV and he called customer service and they had...
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    I have been informed that the site is now back...

    I have been informed that the site is now back online.
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    Was in contact with the fellow that runs the...

    Was in contact with the fellow that runs the site. it was hacked. He hopes to have it back up in early December.
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    Depends on how you will be using the plane. For...

    Depends on how you will be using the plane. For shoulders (there is a reason its called a shoulder plane) I find the small size most useful. The LN small sized shoulder plane is not much more...
  17. This might help; ...

    This might help;

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HEDS1LHTzg
  18. FWW did an article years ago on rust...

    FWW did an article years ago on rust preventatives and IIRC wax was not found to be great at preventing rust. Early on I had some rust issues, and I decided to invest in a decent dehumidifier for...
  19. Still in search of this plane. Thanks

    Still in search of this plane. Thanks
  20. WANT TO TRADE: Record 52-1/2 ED Bench Vise NEW IN BOX

    WANT TO TRADE:

    I would like to offer a new-in-box Record 52-1/2 ED bench vise. This is the one made in England and has been ubiquitous in workshops everywhere for many years. Here is stock photo...
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    Thanks David: Garret Hack gets the credit for the...

    Thanks David: Garret Hack gets the credit for the overall design: I just tweaked it a little!
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    Thanks much! I will admit that it is fairly short...

    Thanks much! I will admit that it is fairly short on real storage space: not going to fit complete sets of china or crystal in this piece. But there are times when form trumps function.
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    My wife let me use her fairly new iphone: makes...

    My wife let me use her fairly new iphone: makes anyone look like a pro photographer. I just used a single flood from the side to accent the grain: seemed to work.
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    Curt/Fred: thanks a bunch!

    Curt/Fred: thanks a bunch!
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    Ron/Bill/Charles: thanks much!

    Ron/Bill/Charles: thanks much!
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