Monthly Archives: August 2013

Let’s Bust Another Myth ** NOT **

Originally posted on Plane Shavings Blog:
My #4 user Since posting this I have talked to several people, most notably, Carl Bilderback of the Midwest Tool Collectors Association, and have reached the conclusion that the wear created by dragging the…

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Metallic Plane Company Tote Restoration

Just finished a custom reproduction tote for a Palmers & Stokes patent plane made by Metallic Plane company. The tote had to be made from pictures only because there was no original to go by. The knob was refinished to … Continue reading

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Visiting an Old Friend

On Friday I had the pleasure of visiting a friend that I haven’t seen in several years, Chris Schwarz. He was teaching a class at the Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking on building his famous tool chest. It was great … Continue reading

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For Serious Handtool Users

If you are a serious handtool user you should consider becoming a member of the Midwest Tool Collectors Association. There are a lot of benefits and the cost is very minimal. They publish a large news magazine four times a … Continue reading

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