Author Archives: R & B ENTERPRISES

About R & B ENTERPRISES

Professional furniture maker and restorer. Dealer and collector of vintage and antique woodworking tools.

Millers Falls #2 Crank Handle

My new milling machine affords me the capability of making more parts. LIke this crank handle assembly and side knob for a Millers Falls #2 eggbeater. Now I can put even more old tools back into service where they belong. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Restored Millers Falls Miter Box

This is a model #74, I  believe. It is one of two miter boxes that I will have for sale at the CVSW next Saturday. 

Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Restored Miterbox Saws

A couple of 26″ back saws I restored to be used with 2 restored Millers Falls mire boxes that I just finished. These will be for sale at the Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking’s annual open house this coming Saturday.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

New Knob & Tote Set

I am making knob and tote sets for the Sargent Autoset planes, including the adjustable knobs as found on the 718 and 722. As always thanks for stopping by and feel free to leave a comment.

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

New Knob & Tote Material

A friend sent me this laminated product to try. Here are 2 unfinished totes. What do you think?

Posted in Uncategorized | 17 Comments

Hand Plane Basics Part 3

Well, to date we have found an inexpensive vintage plane. We disassembled it, learned what the parts are, cleaned and de-rusted it, and made any necessary repairs. The next step to putting this plane back to work is to sharpen the iron/blade and … Continue reading

Posted in Sharpening | Leave a comment

Hand Plane Basics Part 2

Originally posted on Plane Shavings Blog:
2015 has been a very busy year so far. So busy in fact that I had to stop accepting orders for knobs and totes to allow me to catch up on other things. Things such as…

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments