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    Often times they do not have a clue. Often if you...

    Often times they do not have a clue. Often if you tell them, they will want more.

    That is one of the things that worries me about my accumulation of tools. Some day either my heirs will either...
  2. This seems to be a recurring theme in the history...

    This seems to be a recurring theme in the history of human existence.

    jtk
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    Hopefully you will be amazed by how easy it is to...

    Hopefully you will be amazed by how easy it is to make an old saw act nice cutting wood.

    jtk
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    They wouldn't have sold them at this price if...

    They wouldn't have sold them at this price if they had been looking at eBay for pricing.

    Good find.

    You could likely list it on eBay for better than double what you paid.

    Not sure, but it...
  5. With the added wood to the fence I am not sure...

    With the added wood to the fence I am not sure there is a lot of collector value. Not sure if it would sell for enough to purchase a better user. Some collectors might be interested in the blades....
  6. Evan, Welcome to the Creek. There isn't a...

    Evan,

    Welcome to the Creek. There isn't a location listed in your profile. I am always curious as to where folks call home. At my age it is hard to remember everyone.

    Your plane looks to be a...
  7. If anyone cares here is some information from an...

    If anyone cares here is some information from an old Stanley catalog circa 1953:

    314225

    314226

    It would seem LN missed an important piece of the puzzle when they made planes in the old...
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    You may rest easy, the standard of language and...

    You may rest easy, the standard of language and design is safely in the hands or Twitter, Facebook and Youtube.

    jtk
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    A more often made error for this forum is "vise"...

    A more often made error for this forum is "vise" and "vice." The both may have a strong grip, but they are different.

    jtk
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    A recent thread was about a bicycle with handle...

    A recent thread was about a bicycle with handle bars that were geared to turn the front wheel opposite of what we have all learned to steer a bike. It took forever for the person to unlearn his...
  11. It isn't the hobby that is extreme, it is every...

    It isn't the hobby that is extreme, it is every pursuit has extremists in the wings. For some the hobby becomes one big ego trip.

    Some of my most enjoyable music listening was over a static...
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    They are in the business of publishing specialty...

    They are in the business of publishing specialty books. The speciality being woodworking related.

    Is there a reason you suspect they would not welcome some information they may be missing?

    jtk
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    My thought is these planes are somewhat rare....

    My thought is these planes are somewhat rare. Could the reason be they were looking for a problem to solve that didn't plague most woodworkers?

    Leave them for the collectors or those who wish to...
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    Dennis, Nice looking plane. Did you mention a...

    Dennis,

    Nice looking plane. Did you mention a modification to the frog? Could you include some images of the frog?

    On testing a square, one easy method is to align it on a known strait edge of...
  15. Thanks Frederick I appreciate this. jtk

    Thanks Frederick I appreciate this.

    jtk
  16. My dictionary says that can mean exceptional,...

    My dictionary says that can mean exceptional, strange or unique.

    Guess it could be all at once.

    jtk
  17. William, I am not trying to dismiss your...

    William, I am not trying to dismiss your complaints by authority. I do not claim to be an authority on publishing or typesetting.

    If your original post mentioned you having the book and finding...
  18. I didn't describe myself as an industry...

    I didn't describe myself as an industry professional. I said my work used to be in the printing trade.

    It would be a surprise if anyone else on this forum knew those terms.

    jtk
  19. -Not sure why the tools would need sorting....

    -Not sure why the tools would need sorting.
    -What updates? It is not likely they will find a hidden compartment with the good tools in the future.
    -They seem to have done a pretty good job of...
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    Here is a little more on this cabinet build. ...

    Here is a little more on this cabinet build.

    My bandsaw has a 6" throat which limits resawing. It seems to want to drift inside the wood at times which can make resawing a bit hit or miss at...
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    I use old candles or wax left when they are...

    I use old candles or wax left when they are finished burning.

    Have also used paste wax or my furniture polish rag.

    Use it on saws to make them flow through the wood a little smoother.

    jtk
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    Don't you just hate those "only one stop"...

    Don't you just hate those "only one stop" restrictions?

    jtk
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    Even though mine are bought to be users, the...

    Even though mine are bought to be users, the boxes are saved.

    They do not have value to me, but they might have value to my heirs if they do not share my enthusiasm for woodworking.

    You might...
  24. Sometimes it is better to trust your eyes and...

    Sometimes it is better to trust your eyes and instincts than it is to trust mechanical measuring devices.

    jtk
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    Backward Bicycle

    Amazing how our mind can keep us from doing something!

    jtk
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