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Don

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A jointer worth a mention

I found this In a small barn on Antique Alley, rt 4 in NH. The owner, Charlie, is 89 years old. He’s still hitting Donnelly’s auctions.

 

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For the weekend I came home with some cool stuff,

 

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Some of it will be for sale soon. So keep an eye out or contact me if there is something of interest.

All I could say when I found it was, “This is so cool”.

A long ago infill made from 2 pieces of angle iron. A tree branch for a handle. The bottom has been screwed and then flattened. I had tot try it. Just a few strokes on the oil stone and away we went.

 

Its 27” long.

 

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Happy Hunting!

Don

August Update

Some new post in the Tools For Sale Section.

I’ve got a few more ready to be restored.

Here is a type 16ish? #5 ready to go. 

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And a gorgeous type 11, tuned and spit shined.

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And if your in the market for a smoother a type 16 4 and 4c.

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There are several more, so please take a look see.

Summers ending here in the north east, so enjoy the rest of it.

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A few Shop made smoothers.

 I posted these recently, https://timetestedtools.wordpress.com/tools-for-sale-2/

Tools For Sale

Contact Time Tested Tools to verify availability and order. I’ll invoice through PayPal

 

Small 7” wood bodied smoother $215 (OBO)

This plane is made from butternut and cherry with a hophornbeam sole pad. If you don’t know, hophornbeam is one of the hardest wood grown in the North East. I’ve known it as hardhack my whole life.

It’s 7” long and 2 7/8” wide and had a Hock 2” cutter and cap iron.

Finish is several coats of hand rubbed truoil.

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Small 7 3/4” wood bodied smoother $215 (OBO)

This plane is made from rosewood and hophornbeam. If you don’t know, hophornbeam is one of the hardest wood grown in the North East. I’ve known it as hardhack my whole life.

It’s 7 3/4” long and 2 1/2” wide and had a Hock 1 1/2” cutter and cap iron.

Finish is several coats of hand rubbed truoil.

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Small 8”” wood bodied smoother $195 (OBO)

This plane is made from oak and hophornbeam. If you don’t know, hophornbeam is one of the hardest wood grown in the North East. I’ve known it as hardhack my whole life.

It’s 8” long and 2 5/8” wide and had a Hock 1 3/4” cutter and cap iron.

Finish is several coats of hand rubbed truoil.

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Lots of new Stuff

https://timetestedtools.wordpress.com/tools-for-sale-2/

 

  • A  Stanley #3 1/2 type 19
  • A  Stanley #5 1/2 type 11
  • A  Stanley #6 price reduced
  • A couple of nice #5’s
  • Some new old stock #61 marking gauges.

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And join the conversation about my new #711

Happy Hunting

Don

A rosewood jointer. Back in service.

I picked this rosewood jointer up at a flea market. It was missing the tote, wedge and blade. When a blade came along, i found a piece of maple and had at it.

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Metal’s in Some plane making to come.

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I’ve switched forum software for TimeTestedTools

Please join in the discussions.

 

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Come on February.

Its 7 outside today. I kept stuffing wood in the stove in my shop but it didn’t seem to help. I did manage to get a couple planes done. Some for me, and some for sale.

Check the for sale items out.

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And lets pray for some warmer weather!

Thanks

Don